Name change for Alberta Egg Producers The Alberta Egg Producers have changed their trade name to the Egg Farmers of Alberta to further enhance the positive perception of eggs and the Alberta egg industry. The new brand was announced Feb. 28 in Red Deer.
HSUS putting pressure on Tim Hortons As Tim Hortons eyes expansion in the U.S., it is under mounting pressure by animal rights activists to assure that its U.S. pork and egg suppliers adopt more humane practices.
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Biofour to test biomass incinerator The Canadian government has announced an investment of up to $126,400 in Biofour Inc., through the Canadian Agricultural Adaptation Program (CAAP), to test a boiler incinerator for poultry litter and crop residue.
Study suggests origins of MRSA strain in food animals A strain of the potentially deadly antibiotic-resistant bacterium known as MRSA has jumped from food animals to humans, according to a new study led by the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen).