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May 22, 2014 - An Iowa company and two executives have been charged with sellingthe eggs responsible for a 2010 salmonella outbreak that sickened thousands of people and led to an unprecedented recall of 550 million eggs.Disgraced egg industry titan Austin "Jack'' DeCoster and his son Peter DeCoster were charged with introducing adulterated food…
Marine microalgae encompass attractive properties for biofuel production. The fat extracted biomass that is left behind after biofuel is made may be a promising carbon-neutral animal feed supplement.Algae aka 'green coal' and 'green protein' When you read about algae there is often a discrepancy between macro- and microalgae. Macroalgae are…
May 15, 2014 - 15-year-old Thian Carman has found that playing classical music to the hens on his Digby County farm results in bigger, heavier eggs.  CBC.ca Nova Scotia reports. 
April 30, 2014 - Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz has announced an investment of over $100,000 to Egg Farmers of Canada  (EFC) to integrate its existing assurance systems into a single system that will be known as the National Quality Code for eggs. The streamlined National Quality Code program will provide egg…
April 4, 2014 - Egg Farmers of Ontario (EFO) is once again giving individuals an opportunity to become Ontario's newest egg farmer by applying to the 2014 New Entrant Quota Loan Pool (NEQLP).  Applications will be accepted from April 1, 2014 until May 30, 2014. The NEQLP is designed to encourage…
March 28, 2014 - On March 18, 2014, the annual general meeting of the Pullet Growers of Canada (PGC) held their elections, gave an update on their quest for Agency status and introduced a draft of Canada's first Animal Care Policy for Pullets. The PGC leadership was unchanged with the…
January 31, 2014 - Egg Farmers of Ontario (EFO) has received offers to transfer egg and pullet quota under the first scheduled operation through its new electronic quota transfer system in March. Buyers and sellers of Ontario egg and pullet quota will now conduct transfers through a transparent and accessible electronic…
Jan. 16, 2014, Holland, MI - Big Dutchman, Inc. has restructured the sales and management team for the egg systems division to provide a higher level of service and support for customers in the U.S. and Canadian territories. With the continued growth in enrichable and enriched layer house systems and…
Chris Mullet Koop didn’t set out to start growing his own pullets. He really just wanted to convert his layer barn into an enriched colony system – but as these things sometimes go, one thing led to another and then another. Now, he’s the first producer in North America with…
In August, the Egg Farmers of Alberta (EFA) continued a series of tours involving the province’s egg farms. Topics ranging from supply management and food safety to animal welfare and egg nutrition have all been discussed during the series of tours. In 2011, Alberta’s egg farmers generated $54.3 million in…
May 7, 2013 - Going to the grocery store and purchasing anything can be quite difficult – mostly because of the huge variety of products available to the consumer. Each company wants to sell you their brand because it is better, healthier, cheaper, etc., but it is ultimately up to…
Mar. 5, 2013, Truro, NS - Nova Scotia egg producers will improve their profitability by reducing their feed costs with the support of the Canadian Government. Member of Parliament Scott Armstrong (Cumberland-Colchester-Musquodoboit Valley), on behalf of Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz, announced an investment to help bolster the value of the…
November 27, 2012 - The World Society for the Protection of Animals (WSPA) today announced the launch of its new "Choose Cage-Free" campaign in the U.S. and Canada, to recognize what it says it the scale and intensity of animal welfare issues presented by caged egg production. The WSPA campaign…
Nov. 21, 2012, Mississauga, ON - Congratulations to Jim & Joannette Van Hemert of Ingersoll, Ontario who were chosen as the recipients of the 2012 New Entrant Quota Loan Pool (NEQLP) program. The announcement was made November 14 at Egg Farmers of Ontario's (EFO's) Annual Councillors' & Delegates' Workshop at…
Oct. 29, 2012, Hamilton, ON - Egg Farmers of Ontario (EFO) wrapped up World Egg Month celebrations with a $30,000 donation to Breakfast for Learning at Westwood Elementary School, alongside Ontario Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, the Honourable Ted McMeekin.  The cheque presentation was part of an "eggs-citing"…
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