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Take a step inside The Egg House!

Pop up The Egg House is offering New Yorkers an escape from the city and instagrammable photo opportunities.
A temporary exhibition in New York is themed around eggs, and offers visitors fun and escapism themed around a fictional egg.
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Better cuticles may make for better eggs

Cuticles are under the microscope at the Roslin Institute, where a research team is looking is hoping to improve their protective capacity
Research work into cuticle quality could lead to egg shells offering better protection, benefiting food safety and hatching chicks.
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Can poultry survive the rise of alternative proteins?

The sci-fi food of the future may not be so very far away. How can chicken and other meat producers thrive faced with this potentially efficient and nutritious alternative?
Lab grown meat and other alternatives present threats to chicken and other meat producers, but they may also offer opportunities.
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Tyson Foods animal welfare

Why business cares about farm animal welfare

Good animal welfare practices can mitigate risk and offer competitive advantages but, looking further ahead, they may help to fend off competition from rival protein sources.
The latest edition of the Business Benchmark on Farm Animal Welfare reveals concern for animal welfare spreading throughout the food industry, offering insight as to why interest continues to grow.
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IKEA chicken welfare move falls flat with CIWF

Swedish retailer’s decision to follow its own welfare path deemed retrograde
The flat pack furniture retailer's abandonment of its Good Chicken Award, despite Compassion in World Farming supplying ongoing instructions, has been described as extremely disappointing.
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US poultry

Which will be 2018’s key food drivers?

Poultry and egg producers are already responding to a number of drivers forecast to influence the wider food industry next year, but what will be the other key trends?
20118's key food drivers will impact the chicken and egg sectors to varying degrees, as consumers exert more influence over what poultry companies bring to market.
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Will eggs be a new source of cancer drugs?

Scientists in Japan have genetically modified chickens to lay eggs containing drugs that have the potential to significantly reduce the cost of cancer treatments
Researchers in Japan have successfully modified chickens to produce eggs with consistent amounts of beta interferon protein.
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