Industry News

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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The Consumer Goods Forum Reaffirms Climate Change Commitment

16th October 2017

NEW YORK and PARIS, 21st September 2017 -- The Consumer Goods Forum today issued a statement reaffirming its commitment to helping members do their part to tackle climate change and keep global temperature rises below two degrees Celsius. The full statement is below.

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IEC Avian Influenza Expert Group’s new Practical Biosecurity Check List is available to download

11th October 2017

IEC has established an Avian Influenza Global Expert Group, made up of leading scientists, vets and industry experts. The long term goal of the group is to help the egg industry move beyond the risk of AI.

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