Industry News

The Importance of Avian Influenza Surveillance

12th April 2019

The recent northern winter has had a very limited number of Avian Influenza outbreaks reported. The IEC’s Avian Influenza Global Expert Group considers that this is no reason for producers, whether southern or northern hemisphere producers, to let their guard down.

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British Egg Industry Council (BEIC) statement on JAMA cholesterol paper

18th March 2019

UK nutrition experts have challenged the conclusions of the paper ‘Associations of Dietary Cholesterol or Egg Consumption with Incident Cardiovascular Disease and Mortality’ published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) on 15 March 2019.

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Consumer Good Forum - Business Actions Against Forced Labour Booklet

23rd October 2018

WEO are happy to have featured in the Consumer Goods Forum’s Business Actions Against Forced Labour Booklet, showcasing how FMCG organisations are turning their commitment into concrete actions.

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Time to Tighten on-farm Monitoring and Biosecurity

8th October 2018

Top scientists warn that now is the time to focus on protecting your business against avian influenza outbreaks. It is crucial that you tighten your on-farm Biosecurity systems and very closely monitor your on-farm production, mortality, feed consumption and water intake.

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Global egg industry adopts formal position on antimicrobial resistance

26th September 2018

The global egg industry formally endorsed the following statement on the industry’s use of antimicrobials during the Global Leadership Conference of the International Egg Commission which took place in Kyoto from 9th to 13th September.

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Egg Industry Announces Commitment to United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals

12th September 2018

Today in Kyoto, the World Egg Organisation (WEO) announced the global egg industry’s pledge to work in partnership with the United Nations, to fulfil its Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

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Adding our Voice to the Global Call to End Forced Labour

20th July 2018

Think for just a moment about the challenges facing global agriculture and our food system over the coming decades, and you’ll realize—we have a lot of work to do.

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Global egg customers commit to halting deforestation from soy production in the Cerrado

11th June 2018

Soy (meal) plays an essential role in feed for the egg industry. However, the increasing global demand for soy as animal feed is leading to deforestation, most significantly in South America which is also an important sourcing region for the egg industry given South America’s high-quality soy production.

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Excellent 2017 Research Summary from Egg Industry Center, USA

27th March 2018

The Egg Industry Center (EIC) at Iowa State University, USA has released its first year-in-review research report featuring 22 new, ongoing or completed research projects.

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