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Towards the ‘Uberization’ of the egg industry?

© WATTAgNet.com – posted first on wattagnet.com on 6 April 2017 14:00. The egg industry needs to evolve in order to maintain its prominence and marketshare. What should it do? | Benjamín Ruiz The egg industry is active. The International Egg Commission (IEC) business meeting in Monte Carlo, Monaco just ended this week. One of the recurring […]

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Kentucky has second avian flu detection

© WATTAgNet.com – posted first on wattagnet.com on 4 April 2017 06:00. Kentucky has reported its second case of low pathogenic H7N9 avian influenza. Dr. Bradley Keogh, Kentucky deputy state veterinarian, said in an April 4 telephone interview that the virus was found a flock of about 2,700 free-range layers. The birds were being raised by a […]

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The global egg industry must build on its momentum

© WATTAgNet.com – posted first on wattagnet.com on 3 April 2017 20:52. At the International Egg Commission (IEC) meeting, in Monte-Carlo, Monaco, on April 3, David Hughes from Imperial College London once again showed his skills in analyzing markets. He spoke about the implications of consumers’ decisions can have on the egg industry and the megatrend toward […]

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Filing deadline extended for Proposition 2 challenge

© WATTAgNet.com – posted first on wattagnet.com on 3 April 2017 06:00. Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley is taking his opposition to California’s Proposition 2 egg law to the courts, with five other states joining the effort. | State of Missouri From WATTAgNet: The United States Supreme Court has extended a deadline to Missouri Attorney General Josh […]

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Albertsons adds liquid eggs to cage-free egg pledge

© WATTAgNet.com – posted first on wattagnet.com on 29 March 2017 06:00. Albertsons Companies is adding retail liquid eggs to its commitment to exclusively source cage-free eggs by 2025, based on available supply. The announcement, made on March 28, marks the first time a major supermarket company has explicitly included liquid eggs in its cage-free commitment. In […]

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New Code of Practice for care, handling of Canada layers

© WATTAgNet.com – posted first on wattagnet.com on 27 March 2017 06:00. Egg Farmers of Canada and the National Farm Animal Care Council (NFACC) have announced the release of the revised Code of Practice for the Care and Handling of Layers. Canada’s Codes of Practice are nationally developed guidelines for the care and handling of farm animals. […]

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Germans are eating more eggs

© WATTAgNet.com – posted first on wattagnet.com on 27 March 2017 06:00. Compared with the previous year, the citizens of Germany ate an average of three more eggs in 2016, according to preliminary data from the Federal Institute for Agriculture and Nutrition (BLE). This puts annual consumption per capita at 235 eggs, and total egg consumption two […]

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Egg market conditions hurt Cal-Maine in third quarter

© WATTAgNet.com – posted first on wattagnet.com on 27 March 2017 06:00. Lower market prices and demand for eggs pushed Cal-Maine Foods’ net income and net sales down during the third quarter of fiscal year 2017. The quarter ended on February 25, and the company reported its financial results on March 27. Cal-Maine Foods, the world’s largest […]

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New standards for Whole Foods’ 365 Everyday Value eggs

© WATTAgNet.com – posted first on wattagnet.com on 24 March 2017 05:00. Photo courtesy of Whole Foods Market All 365 Everyday Value eggs sold in Whole Foods Market stores must now meet new standards of living for the hens in the supply chain. Under the new requirements, announced on March 22, farms must adhere to the following […]

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American Egg Board focused on increasing US egg exports

© WATTAgNet.com – posted first on wattagnet.com on 22 March 2017 05:00. For the first time ever, the American Egg Board (AEB) is working to increase the consumption of U.S. eggs outside of the country. In 2017, the AEB – a checkoff-supported organization charged with increasing demand for eggs and egg products through research, education and promotion […]

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