27 March 2015 | Online since 2003

4 November 2013 | News,Poultry
Printing costs and equipment handed over to free range egg producers

Egg producers supplying Noble Foods will in future have to pick up the bill for on-farm egg stamping after the packer decided it would no longer pay p...


1 November 2013 | News,Poultry
Free range egg association takes the lead in fight against egg fraud

The British Free Range Egg Producers' Association (BFREPA) is on the verge of a deal with a testing company to uncover foreign eggs being sold as Brit...


1 November 2013 | News,Poultry,Renewables
Chickens to benefit from biofuels bonanza

Chickens could be the unexpected beneficiaries of the growing biofuels industry, feeding on proteins retrieved from the fermenters used to brew bioeth...


Phytase can add value to European poultry production

In a recent presentation made during this year’s Union of Poultry Breeders of Ukraine annual conference, which took place in Sudak, Ukraine, between 2...


27 October 2013 | News,Poultry
EU inspectors tell Argentina to improve egg export standards

European Union inspectors have told authorities in Argentina that standards must be improved if they want to continue exporting egg products to Europe...


21 October 2013 | News,Poultry
Artificial egg product replacement for eggs?

The man behind an artificial egg product launched recently in the United States wants to take hens out of food production. Josh Tetrick, described ...


14 October 2013 | News,Poultry
EU backs down on Perching row

The European Union seems to have backed down in a row with Westminster over free range perching regulations. Earlier this year the European Commiss...


14 October 2013 | News,Poultry
Cage ban made little difference to the lives of laying hens - Soil Association

The European Union's ban on the use of battery cages has made little difference to the lives of many laying hens, according to the Soil Association. ...


14 October 2013 | News,Poultry
Trade agreement that allows battery eggs into the UK 'morally wrong'

Mark Williams, chief executive of the British Egg Industry Council (BEIC), says it is "morally wrong" that battery eggs outlawed under European Union ...


30 September 2013 | News,Poultry
House of Commons U-turn to include British vaccinated flocks

The House of Commons has moved to avoid another embarrassing rift with egg producers following its earlier omelette-gate row. Both the United Kingd...


30 September 2013 | News,Poultry
It's a free range market as producers breathe again

Competition appears to be increasing in the free range egg market, with contracts changing hands, some packers looking for new producers and suggestio...


5 September 2013 | Finance,News,Poultry
Outlook for global poultry industry starting to improve

The outlook for the global poultry industry is improving in most regions of the world, driven by better market balances, ongoing high competitive prot...


3 September 2013 | News,Poultry
Shareholders enjoy bumper payout at Noble Foods Group

Latest financial results released by the Noble Foods Group show that shareholders have enjoyed a bumper pay-out, despite what the company said had bee...


3 September 2013 | News,Poultry
House of Commons British egg ban U-turn

The House of Commons has been forced into a U-turn following outrage at the revelation that chefs in the Commons restaurant have been avoiding fresh B...


3 September 2013 | News,Poultry
Environment Secretary goes on farm to discuss potential impact of the beak trim ban

Members of the British Free Range Egg Producers' Association (BFREPA) say they were encouraged by the reception they received from Environment Secreta...



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