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Will the UK egg market be investigated?

It has been a long year for U.K. egg producers with calls for support too often falling on deaf ears. Now their case may he heard.

The U.K. government is being called on to investigate how the market for eggs operates and offer support, as retailers finally up their help to a struggling industry.


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Eggs are not a major contributor to U.S. foodborne illness

The recently published food safety report making the claim uses sources for 1,287 outbreaks of Salmonella, E. Coli 0157 and Listeria monocytogenes in the country.

Eggs are not one of the top foods contributing to foodborne illnesses, according to an annual foodborne illness multi-year outbreak report put together by the Interagency Food Safety Analytics Collaboration.


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Education key for sustainable poultry and egg sector

Education not only helps to raise the poultry sector’s productivity, but its application can help to ensure that production is more sustainable.

Education is essential not only for ensuring that poultry and egg farms are as productive as possible, but also to ensure that their practices contribute to the sector’s sustainability.
 


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Positive atmosphere flourishes at EuroTier 2022

Weather conditions at this year’s EuroTier were far from hospitable, just the opposite to atmosphere in the show halls.

With a focus on sustainability and welfare, the center of attention at this year’s EuroTier was firmly inside the show halls and not with the protestors at the showground entrance.


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Global egg consumption increases with changing diets

Shifting diet preferences and a search for lower cost proteins is continuing to drive egg consumption growth around the world.

Global egg consumption is increasing as consumers continue to find importance in eating nutrient dense foods and as eggs are recognized for their price point and versatility.


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