World Egg Day, which will be held October 12, has been declared a day for the international egg industry to pledge to help feed the underfed and undernourished; and to provide a sustainable, affordable, high quality food supply to people across the planet. 

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The day is spearheaded by the International Egg Commission, which will work with  the United Nations' Food and Agriculture Organization, and events will take place around the world. “We are fully committed to our industry’s corporate and social responsibilities, and we are delighted to be working alongside the Food and Agriculture Organization, being able to support it in its work to provide high quality food for all,” said commission Chairman Joanne Ivy.