Monday, June 6, 2022
Matines, egg business of French agri-food group Avril, to shut down
Matines, egg business of French agri-food group Avril that supplies 16% of eggs sold in supermarkets in France, will shut down its loss-making business after it was unable to find a buyer, with 114 workers set to lose their jobs, Reuters re ...
Tuesday, May 24, 2022
USPOULTRY marks 75 years of service to US poultry and egg industry
US Poultry & Egg Association is celebrating 75 years of service to the US poultry and egg industry.
Monday, April 18, 2022
Egg prices rising due to bird flu and Russia's invasion into Ukraine
As Russia's invasion into Ukraine affects grain exports to Europe and the Middle East, severe outbreaks of avian flu in the United States and France are also limiting global egg supply and hiking costs for the food staple, Reuters reported.
Tuesday, April 12, 2022
US egg prices have increased 56%
Egg prices in the US have increased 56% due to rising wheat and corn prices caused by drought conditions in the country and Russia's invasion into Ukraine, especially as both counties are key global grain producers, CBS News reported.
Sunday, March 20, 2022
Chicken egg farm prices in Thailand fixed at US$0.10
Thailand's Department of Internal Trade has capped chicken egg farm prices at a maximum of THB 3.20 (~US$0.10; THB 10 = US$0.30) to assist poultry farmers without affecting consumers, The Nation Thailand reported.
Wednesday, February 16, 2022
Malaysian poultry industry affected by fixed ceiling prices for chicken and eggs
Malaysian poultry industry players have cautioned that the fixed ceiling prices for chicken and eggs set by the government will badly affect the sector, New Straits Times Malaysia reported.
Monday, February 14, 2022
Egg shortage in Western Australia results in high demand for backyard farmers
Backyard chickens are in high demand in Western Australia (WA) because of an egg shortage in the region, which has left supermarket shelves empty, and sales restrictions imposed, Perth Now reported.
Monday, January 17, 2022
US price index for meats, poultry, fish and eggs increases 12.5% in 2021
The Bureau of Labor Statistics of the US Department of Labor reported its latest December 2021 numbers.
Wednesday, October 6, 2021
Delacon creates global awareness for sustainable egg consumption
For the fifth straight year, Delacon is celebrating World Egg Day on October 8 through the company's Green Egg Campaign.
Wednesday, August 4, 2021
CP Foods applies circular economy principles for sustainable egg production
Charoen Pokphand Foods Public Company Limited (CP Foods) has implemented circular economy-based programmes at its laying hen complexes in Thailand.
Monday, July 19, 2021
Animal welfare guidelines recommend earlier end to eggs from cages in Australia
Eggs from cages in Australia should be phased out between 2032 and 2036, 10 years earlier than the industry demanded, according to a recommendation made by the draft report of the Australian Animal Welfare Standards and Guidelines.
Monday, July 19, 2021
US poultry and egg sustainability reporting framework open for public comment
The US Roundtable for Sustainable Poultry & Eggs has released its draft US-RSPE Sustainability Framework for chicken, turkey and egg supply chains for public comment.
Tuesday, June 15, 2021
Use of cage units in EU egg production to end by 2027
The European Union will put to end the use of all cage units in egg production following an overwhelming vote by Members of the European Parliament (MEPs).
Monday, June 14, 2021
Nevada, US mandates cage-free eggs
The US state of Nevada joined other US states, namely, Utah, Michigan, Washington, Oregon, California, Massachusetts and Rhode Island, in mandating cage-free eggs.
Wednesday, May 12, 2021
Novus supports layer producers with new system to measure eggshell strength
Novus International, in collaboration with Dr. Yuwares Ruangpanit from Animal Science Department of Kasetsart University in Thailand, has developed and recently launched its Eggshell Grading and Scoring System (eGss).

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