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Australia takes further steps toward nationwide egg safety

As well as introducing a new tool to facilitate the tracing of all eggs back to the farm of origin, Australia’s egg farming associations have welcomed the prospect of nationwide egg-stamping rules.

A new tool has just been launched that will allow Australian eggs to be traced from purchase back to the farm and date of lay.

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Australian broiler growers to benefit from fairer contracts

A recent ruling requires the country’s chicken companies to make changes to some contracts with their broiler growers to improve transparency and fairness.

The Australian Competition & Consumer Commission found that some agreements between the country’s largest poultry processors and their chicken growers included terms that were unfair to the growers.

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Two charged in ransomware attack case that involved JBS

One suspect is a Ukrainian national now in custody in Poland, while the other is a Russian national

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) charged a Ukrainian national and a Russian national for their alleged involvement in ransomware attacks against multiple victims. The ransomware group with which those two suspects are allegedly affiliated has been implicated with the May cyberattack on JBS USA.

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Competition regulator has concerns over JBS-Rivalea deal

Australian Competition & Consumer Commission deputy chair says the proposed acquisition ‘may give rise to vertical integration concerns’

The Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (ACCC) has expressed concerns about potential issues that might arise if JBS’ proposed acquisition of Rivalea Holdings and Oxdale Dairy Enterprise is finalized.

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