Thursday, November 30, 2023
Major US food companies secure victory in egg price lawsuit
In a significant legal development, major United States food companies General Mills Inc., Kraft Heinz Co., Nestle USA Inc., and the former Kellogg Co. have emerged victorious in a lawsuit over egg prices, Meat + Poultry reported.
Tuesday, October 24, 2023
USDA reports increase in egg production for September 2023
In its latest report, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has revealed that egg production saw a notable increase in September 2023, Brownfield Ag News reported.
Tuesday, October 10, 2023
IEC: Global egg industry honours outstanding achievements in Alberta, Canada
The International Egg Commission (IEC) recently recognised notable success and outstanding achievements across the global egg industry with the presentation of its prestigious awards at the recent IEC Global Leadership Conference Lake Louis ...
Monday, October 2, 2023
Australia's egg producers struggle to meet domestic demand
There are more than 20 million chickens in Australia's national egg-laying stock but farmers said they are struggling to keep up with the nation's appetite.
Friday, September 15, 2023
Taiwan's egg industry nearing self-sufficiency after nationwide shortage
The Ministry of Agriculture in Taiwan anticipates that the nation's domestic egg industry will achieve self-sufficiency in approximately two months, signalling a recovery from the nationwide egg shortage experienced earlier this year, Taipe ...
Thursday, August 31, 2023
Roc Partners acquires Pace Farm, second-largest egg supplier in Australia
In a significant development for Australia's poultry industry, Roc Partners has officially acquired Pace Farm, the nation's second-largest egg supplier, in a deal valued at approximately AUD 350 million (~US$226 million; AUD 1 = US$0.65) ac ...
Wednesday, August 30, 2023
First US carbon-neutral, ethical egg farm opens in Indiana
Netherlands-based egg producer Kipster and family-run Indiana state company MPS Egg Farms have launched the US's first carbon-neutral, cage-free egg farm in Indiana, Inside Indiana Business reported.
Wednesday, August 23, 2023
Surge in egg prices adds US$5.1 million burden on Bangladeshi consumers in one week
Experts from Bangladesh's poultry industry convened at a workshop organised by the Economic Reporters Forum (ERF) to address the sudden spike in egg prices that has put an additional financial burden of BDT 560 million (~US$5.1 million; BDT ...
Friday, August 4, 2023
Tesco commits US$12.7 million additional support for UK egg sector
Leading supermarket chain Tesco has unveiled plans to inject a further GBP 10 million (~US$12.7 million; GBP 1 = US$1.27) in support of the UK egg sector, underscoring its steadfast dedication to sourcing all shell eggs from within the UK, ...
Thursday, July 20, 2023
Australian Agriculture Ministers hand decision on battery egg phase-out to state governments
Australian agriculture ministers have decided to put the responsibility for phasing out battery eggs back into the hands of state and territory governments, after the ministers endorsed an updated version of the Australian Animal Welfare St ...
Wednesday, July 5, 2023
British Egg Industry Council introduces updated code of practice
The British Egg Industry Council (BEIC) has launched an updated version of the Lion Code, known as Version 8, aimed at incorporating the latest scientific and veterinary advice and industry expertise to the UK egg industry, Food Safety News ...
Monday, June 19, 2023
Australian egg prices surge as farmers struggle to meet demand amid phased-out cages
Australian consumers have been hit with higher egg prices due to the industry's uncertainty from a pledge by major supermarkets Woolworths and Coles to phase out caged hens by 2025, Nationwide News reported.
Friday, June 16, 2023
US egg prices return to normal levels as avian influenza impact subsides
Retail egg prices in the US are finally easing back to historical averages, bringing relief to consumers who faced soaring prices after last year's avian influenza outbreak significantly contributed to rising egg prices, Capital Press repor ...
Wednesday, May 31, 2023
Australian egg industry embraces traceability tools to ensure food safety
EggTrace, a free digital tool that provides all Australian egg farmers with access to the necessary tools and technology to trace eggs from laying to dispatch, has been launched to ensure food safety in the industry, The National Tribune re ...
Tuesday, May 9, 2023
Bird flu outbreak causes sharp drop in Philippines' egg output, according to producers
Egg producers in the Philippines confirmed in late-April that their production has dropped by 20% due to the culling of at least 10 million chicken layers amid the bird flu outbreak.

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