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).
Tuesday, April 20, 2021
Poultry, egg organisations sign MoU to support continued industry growth
UK-based International Egg Commission (IEC) and US-based International Poultry Council (IPC) have signed a renewed memorandum of understanding to strengthen their longstanding relationship and support continued growth in the egg and poultry ...
Friday, April 16, 2021
Canada allocates US$550 million to assist poultry and egg farmers
Canada's Ministry of Agriculture announced federal support of CAD 691 million (~US$550 million; CAD 1 = US$0.80) will be allocated to 4,800 turkey, chicken, and egg farmers over 10 years to offset losses from a trade deal allowing additiona ...
Monday, April 12, 2021
Aviagen president of North America elected to US Poultry & Egg Association board of directors
Dr. Marc de Beer, president of Aviagen North America, is among four industry leaders recently appointed to the board of directors of the US Poultry & Egg Association (USPOULTRY).
Friday, March 26, 2021
Eat Just, plant-based egg producer, raises US$200 million in new funding
Plant-based egg producer Eat Just has raised US$200 million in its new funding round, which will be used to increase capacity and expand to new markets, Reuters reported.
Wednesday, March 3, 2021
Role of organic Se in sustaining egg production in aged laying hens under heat stress
Under heat-stress conditions (i.e. high temperature and humidity) and as the hen ages, oxidative stress increases due to the synthesis of reactive oxygen species (ROS). When the hen is unable to neutralize the various ROS molecules that are ...
Wednesday, January 6, 2021
China fast-food chain adds plant-based JUST Egg to menu
Alternative protein producer Eat Just, Inc. announced January 5 that Dicos, one of China's leading fast-food chains, added plant-based JUST Egg to its menu at over 500 locations.
Friday, December 18, 2020
Cal-Maine Foods expands cage-free egg capacity in Kentucky, US
Cal-Maine Foods is expanding its US plant in the state of Kentucky to increase production of cage-free eggs as states across the country implement new requirements, just-food reported.
Wednesday, December 2, 2020
US, Chinese egg farms take different paths to the same strong outcome
Despite their radically different economic circumstances, eastern and western egg producers performed equally well in the COVID-19 recession, with the best yet to come.
Monday, November 30, 2020
Saudi Arabia suspends imports of meat and eggs from Turkey
The Turkish exporters' union said Saudi Arabia has officially suspended imports of meat, eggs and other products from Turkey, following Saudi Arabia's informal boycott of Turkish products in the past few months over political tensions betwe ...
Thursday, November 5, 2020
US Poultry & Egg Association approves US$350,000 in new research grants
The US Poultry & Egg Association (US Poultry) and US Poultry Foundation have approved US$350,000 in funding for five new research grants at four institutions through the comprehensive research programme.
Friday, October 23, 2020
Egg production in US state Arkansas rises 10% in August
The state of Arkansas in the US produced a total of 335 million eggs in August, up 10% year-on-year, while eggs produced per 100 layers increased 1% year-on-year to 2,102, Magnolia Reporter reported.
Wednesday, October 21, 2020
Eat Just, a plant-based egg producer to build plant in Singapore
Eat Just Inc, a startup that produces plant-based eggs, said it will build a protein production facility in Singapore in partnership with a consortium led by Proterra Investment Partners Asia, Reuters reported.
Tuesday, October 20, 2020
European Union farmers urge ban on "veggie burgers" or "vegan sausage" terms
The European Union (EU) parliament will debate a proposed amendment to a farming bill that could ban the use of "veggie burgers" or "vegan sausage" of rmarketing products in restaurants and shops in the EU, Reuters repor ...

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