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What would you buy with 40 cents? One egg

© WATTAgNet.com – posted first on wattagnet.com on 27 December 2017 06:00. We are at the end of the year and in the Western world we have given ourselves the task of using this time to reflect on the good and the bad, and in trying to amend things for the following year. As if there was […]

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Will Qdoba be freed from ‘animal welfare’ commitments?

© WATTAgNet.com – posted first on wattagnet.com on 20 December 2017 07:00. You won’t find Qdoba’s name in a lot of WATTAgNet news items, but those that do include it pretty much have one thing in common: they are all related to commitments for its animal protein supply chain. And Qdoba’s parent company, Jack in the Box […]

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Program on wastewater treatment challenges to be offered at IPPE

© WATTAgNet.com – posted first on wattagnet.com on 20 December 2017 05:14. Water is a necessary component of producing a safe and wholesome source of protein. While the poultry and the egg industry has a long history of efficiently utilizing water in poultry and egg processing plants, the industry consistently faces new challenges ranging from bacteria thresholds […]

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El Corte Inglés to convert to cage-free eggs by 2025

© WATTAgNet.com – posted first on wattagnet.com on 19 December 2017 15:33. Photo courtesy of El Corte Inglés El Corte Inglés, a Spanish egg producer, reduced by five years their own deadline to source all of the brands’ eggs from cage-free laying systems. The company stated that this measure will be effective before 2025. This decision is […]

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Donato Moro, director of Petersime do Brasil, retires after 25 years in incubation

© WATTAgNet.com – posted first on wattagnet.com on 18 December 2017 05:45. At the age of 66, Donato Moro has retired from Petersime do Brasil Ltda after 25 years of service to the company. The history of Petersime’s presence in Brazil is closely linked to Donato Moro. He began working with Petersime back in 1983, at the former ‘Petersime […]

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360° SmartCare in the USA: innovation in service and support

© WATTAgNet.com – posted first on wattagnet.com on 18 December 2017 05:40. There are, says Pas Reform’s CEO Harm Langen, many ways to innovate. And as the world’s only single-source supplier of fully integrated hatchery solutions, Pas Reform and its US partner NatureForm have taken a wide view, to deliver innovation across the full range of products […]

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Dutch food safety agency sued over fipronil scandal

© WATTAgNet.com – posted first on wattagnet.com on 14 December 2017 06:00. photo by edwardolive | BigStockPhoto An agricultural lobbying organization in the Netherlands is filing a lawsuit against the country’s food safety authority NVWA, claiming that the agency’s negligence in the way it handled the situation of fipronil use in egg production caused financial losses to […]

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Fighting for the veto of cages in egg production

© WATTAgNet.com – posted first on wattagnet.com on 13 December 2017 06:00. At the end of November, five organizations in favor of animal protection met in La Paz, Baja California Sur, Mexico, at a summit to form a coalition that leads to cages being finally vetoed in laying hens of the largest egg producer of Latin America.

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USDA raises forecast for turkey, egg exports

© WATTAgNet.com – posted first on wattagnet.com on 13 December 2017 06:00. The U.S. Department of Agriculture has raised its forecast for turkey exports for the remainder of 2017 and for 2018. Meanwhile, the agency has also raised its forecast for egg exports for the rest of 2017, while its forecast for egg exports in 2018 was […]

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States sue Massachusetts over animal confinement law

© WATTAgNet.com – posted first on wattagnet.com on 12 December 2017 06:00. Indiana and 12 other states are suing Massachusetts over its farm animal confinement law, which is set to take effect in 2022.

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