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Industry News & Trends / Egg Production / Europe
on February 22, 2018

French fury at minister’s free-range egg commitment

President Emmanuel Macron had made an earlier campaign promise to ensure that cage-produced eggs would not be sold in France

Egg producers in France have reacted angrily to an announcement by the agriculture minister that from 2022, the only shell eggs sold in the country will be from free-range flocks.

The French Poultry Confederation (CFA) told La France Agricole its members were confused by the minister’s statement, as a number…

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