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12 December 2017
Singapore Egg Farm Hatches New Ideas, Using Tech, to Transform Business
SINGAPORE - N&N Agriculture has been introducing products such as pasteurised soft yolk eggs, which are sold to commercial customers like ramen restaurants, as well as ready-to-eat poached eggs, to stay relevant in the market....
05 December 2017
Poultry Farmers in Kogi to Get Loan for Egg Production
NIGERIA - Poultry farmers in Kogi are to get N4.2 million loan each for egg production under the Federal Government’s National Egg Production (NEGPRO) Scheme....
29 November 2017
Egg Shortage Unlikely in Armenia Ahead of New Year Holidays
ARMENIA - No egg shortage is expected in Armenia, and prices for this product will stabilize soon, the Armenian agriculture ministry’s press office said Wednesday....
17 November 2017
USPOULTRY Releases White Paper on How Poultry Industry Benefits Employees, Communities & Consumers
US - The US Poultry & Egg Association (USPOULTRY) has released a white paper, titled "Providing Protein, Enriching Lives," that highlights the multiple ways the poultry industry benefits employees, communities and consumers....
16 November 2017
Measures Put in Place to Ensure Egg Supply Meets Guest Demand
SOUTH AFRICA - According to the Federated Hospitality Association of South Africa (FEDHASA) Cape region, member establishments have put measures in place to ensure they are not affected by the egg shortage caused by the avian flu outbreak....
15 November 2017
USPOULTRY, Foundation Approve $355,000 in New Research Grants
US - USPOULTRY and the USPOULTRY Foundation have approved $355,000 for seven new research grants at five institutions....
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....
07 November 2017
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....
06 November 2017
3000 Poultry Farms Operating in Afghanistan
AFGHANISTAN - Afghandost is the only supplier capable of offering a wide range of solutions to the country's poultry sector. ...
03 November 2017
Cracks Found in SA's Egg Market
SOUTH AFRICA - The chronic egg shortage shows no sign of easing any time soon, with 23 egg farms affected by the bird flu taking a potential 3.7m eggs a day out of circulation. And there’s a sense things are likely to get worse before they get better....
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....
Suzuki Teams with Japanese Egg Grower to Fill India's Appetite
INDIA & JAPAN - Suzuki Motor is working with Ise Foods to grow and distribute eggs in India, tapping the Japanese egg producer's proprietary technology to assure quality and safety to the nation's growing middle class....
01 November 2017
Ministry Allots Land for Poultry Project in Haima
OMAN - The Ministry of Housing has signed an agreement for allotment of land with Osool Poultry in Al Ghaftain in the wilayat of Haima. The ministry stated that it has agreed to allocate four sites in Haima to establish over RO60mn worth poultry project....
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...
Cape Town Scrambles for Eggs Ahead of Tourist Season
SOUTH AFRICA - The egg could be about to make a dent in the multi-million rand hospitality industry. With the holiday season on the doorstep‚ tourists might have to fork out more for their meals — especially breakfast....
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. ...
Israel to Exempt Eggs from Import Tax
ISRAEL - The Agriculture Ministry exempted 13.2 million eggs from import tax, in an attempt to combat the existing shortage....
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....
11 October 2017
Poultry Industry on the Rise as Investors Spot Potential
RWANDA - A year ago, Jean Baptiste Musabyimana relocated from France – where he was a financial auditor in a big firm–and returned to Rwanda. Shortly after his arrival, he started a Rwf1.5 billion chicken farm in Bugesera District....
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....
09 October 2017
Innscor to Inject US$8M Towards Chicken Restocking
ZIMBABWE - Innscor Africa Ltd says it is planning to invest in excess of US$8 million for the restocking of its chicken-rearing subsidiary Irvine’s in the aftermath of the recent avian flu outbreak outbreak at the company’s Lanark Farm....
Researchers Rear Hens Laying Drug-filled Eggs
JAPAN - The National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST) Kansai in Osaka Prefecture has succeeded in making hens lay eggs that contain a pharmaceutical agent that can be used to treat such diseases as cancer and hepatitis, it...
 
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