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20 November 2017
Breakfast Report Shows Caterers Route to 'Eggs-tra' Profit
UK - Eggs are the favourite breakfast choice of consumers when eating out, with 63 per cent choosing them, but caterers are failing to capitalise on the sales opportunity according to a new research report from British Lion eggs....
16 November 2017
Irish Study Shows 'Substantial' Health Benefits from Omega-3-enriched Eggs, Chicken
NORTHERN IRELAND, UK - Enriching eggs and chicken with omega-3 nutrients could potentially have "substantial" health benefits, an Irish academic has said....
15 November 2017
US Poultry Producers Applaud WTO’s Indonesian Ruling
US - The USA Poultry & Egg Export Council (USAPEEC), National Chicken Council (NCC), and National Turkey Federation (NTF) applaud the World Trade Organization’s confirmation of a WTO panel finding that Indonesia’s import restrictions for horticultural...
All Carrefour Eggs Going Cage-Free By 2025, Retailer Says
EU - French retailer Carrefour has announced its commitment to selling only cage-free eggs under its private label brand in Europe by 2025....
14 November 2017
New Water Resistant Paper Egg Trays Excite Farmers
NIGERIA - Poultry farmers participating in the Poultry Show in Abeokuta were excited at the exhibition of water resistance paper egg trays which the manufacturer says is purely made of paper instead of plastic....
13 November 2017
Urgent Need to Curb Overuse of Antibiotics in Animals
CHINA - On 7 November, the World Health Organization issued formal guidelines for the animal industries, which calls for food-animal producers to refrain from using antibiotics in healthy animals, so as to curb the rampancy of drug-resistant bacteria....
New 'Sugar-glass' Film Uses Viruses to Kill Harmful Bacteria in Food
CANADA - With antibiotic resistance on the rise, bacterial contamination of food is becoming more problematic. ...
07 November 2017
Unity for More Food Safety in Europe and Neighboring Countries
GLOBAL - "To protect consumers, the responsible public institutions have to be networked together all over the world," says Professor Dr Andreas Hensel, President of the German Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (BfR) and German representative of the...
Liquid Egg Market Poised for Solid Growth
JAMAICA - Karl Samuda, minister of industry, commerce, agriculture and fisheries, has given the stamp of approval to the operations of Crafton Holdings Limited, the country's sole manufacturer and distributor of pasteurised liquid eggs....
02 November 2017
Nestlé Commits to Globally Sourcing Only Cage-free Eggs by 2025
GLOBAL - Nestlé today announced its plans to set a goal where only eggs from cage-free hens are sourced for all its food products globally by 2025, including all shell eggs and egg products directly sourced as ingredients by by the company....
Agricultural Ministry Reports Rise in Egg Prices
POLAND - Egg prices have been soaring not only in Poland, but also across EU countries, caused by the reduced population of hens. ...
30 October 2017
First Asian Company to Commit to 100% Cage-free Egg Supply Chain
SINGAPORE - The Lo & Behold Group, a Singaporean hospitality company, is joining Humane Society International, one of the world's largest animal protection organizations, to improve animal welfare in its supply chain by committing to sourcing 100 per...
Egg Contamination Found on Changhua County Farm
TAIWAN - The insecticide fipronil was found in eggs produced at a farm in Changhua County in a recent random inspection, Kuo Chih-shan, deputy head of the county's Department of Agriculture, said Saturday....
Germany Holding Back on Publishing Info About 'Contaminated Egg Scandal'
GERMANY - German authorities have banned the publication of information about the scandal that made headlines in the summer regarding eggs contaminated with the insecticide fipronil....
27 October 2017
All Maltese-produced Eggs Free of Biocides, Fipronil Residue
MALTA - The Veterinary Regulation Directorate has tested all Maltese egg-laying hen farms, concluding that all farms are now free of Fipronil residue above the EU maximum residue level of 0.005mg/kg. ...
26 October 2017
Multi-faceted Fact-based Approach Needed to Address AMR, Says IFA
IRELAND - Commenting at the launch of Ireland’s National Action Plan on Antimicrobial Resistance yesterday, IFA Animal Health Chairman Bert Stewart said antimicrobial resistance will only be addressed though a fact-based multi-faceted approach to antibiotic...
UAE Bans Poultry Products from Bulgaria
UAE - The Ministry of Climate Change and Environment has prohibited the import of all types of live domestic and wild birds, ornamental birds, chicks, and hatching eggs and their thermally untreated products from the European country....
20 October 2017
Stunning Labels Stigmatise Many Healthy Foods
US - When customers walk down aisles of grocery stores, they are inundated with labels such as organic, fair-trade and cage free, just to name a few. Labels such as these may be eye-catching but are often free of any scientific basis and stigmatize many...
17 October 2017
Germ-free Hatching Eggs: Alternative to Formaldehyde Application
AUSTRIA - There was a Europe-wide outcry in the summer of 2017 as it emerged that hatching eggs were being treated with the insecticide fipronil, which is harmful to health....
16 October 2017
Govt Supports Animal Care in Agriculture
CANADA - Chicken Farmers of Canada applauds the Government of Canada for its support of animal care in agriculture in Canada....
Eggheads Smash World Record
UK - Last Friday (13 October), 183 eggheads dipped their toast soldiers in unison to become world record holders. ...
13 October 2017
BFREPA Delighted by FSA Runny Eggs Announcement
UK - The British Free Range Egg Producers Association (BFREPA) says it is delighted with the FSA’s announcement that infants, children, pregnant women and elderly people can now safely eat raw or lightly cooked eggs that are produced under the British...
11 October 2017
Study Shows Quorn Protein on Par with Animal Sources
UK - Protein found in Quorn meat-free foods may be just as good for muscles as animal proteins, new research suggests....
New Govt Advice: British Lion Eggs Safe for Mums-to-be, Babies & the Elderly
UK - Pregnant women, babies and elderly people can now enjoy dippy eggs again for the first time since the 1980s – as long as they have the British Lion mark on....
10 October 2017
'Egg Scandal' Insecticide Found in Bakery Products
GERMANY - According to a report published in the Süddeustche Zeitung on Tuesday, the insecticide Fipronil - first found in eggs in July - has made its way further into the food chain....
 
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