Get to know our latest Young Egg Leaders

8th June 2020

The IEC’s Young Egg Leaders programme brings together the next generation of egg business leaders, supporting them through a tailored personal development programme. As our latest intake of YELs start their programme virtually, we caught up with them to find out their ambitions for the programme.

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Global Egg Nutrition Expert Group Formed

24th April 2020

The International Egg Nutrition Centre (IENC) has announced the formation of the Global Egg Nutrition Expert Group which will focus on developing, collating and optimising research on the nutritional value of eggs, to ensure the information is readily available to all.

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Introducing the next group of Young Egg Leaders on the 3rd intake of the IEC’s YEL programme

23rd April 2018

The IEC Young Egg Leaders Programme is a two year programme taking a small number of established young egg leaders from around the world who have important and developing roles within their respective businesses, and aims to provide them with an enhanced knowledge of the international egg industry and develop their positioning and global network. 

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“Young farmers should be proud to be part of such an important industry"

17th November 2017

IEC’s first group of Young Egg Leaders (YEL) speak on the egg industry and their YEL Programme experience.

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Strict measures to resume egg trades within EU

22nd August 2017

Following the extremely strict measures implemented in the Netherlands, Belgium and Germany in the face of the recent fipronil residues situation, trade patterns now start to resume within the EU.

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AI Expert Group to Meet in Warsaw

18th December 2015

The group is aiming to produce a biosecurity manual for the global egg industry to help egg businesses put adequate measures in place to protect themselves from the threat of infectious animal diseases.

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US Agency Releases Report on HPAI

22nd June 2015

As reported by United Egg Producers’ United Voices Newsletter, the USDA’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) has released an epidemiology report outlining its initial findings through June 5 about how HPAI was likely entering new premises during this period of time. The report provides preliminary case series reports on HPAI-infected turkey farms in five states (IA, MN, ND, SD & WI). After conducting investigations on over 80 commercial poultry farms, APHIS analysis indicates that there are likely several ways the virus could be transmitted, including lapses in biosecurity practices and environmental factors. APHIS cannot, however, associate HPAI transmission with one factor or group of factors in a statistically significant way at this time, and they will continue to update this report regularly as more analyses are completed.

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Researchers from 20 Countries meet to discuss Poultry Red Mite Control

22nd June 2015

The 1st COST Conference and Management Committee Meeting on ‘Improving current understanding and research for sustainable control of the poultry Red Mite' was held in Foggia (Italy) from 28th-29th May 2015.

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Avian Influenza Communications Network Launches

17th June 2015

An exceptional group of people from across the global egg industry have agreed to be a part of the IEC Avian Influenza Communications Network which is being launched this week.

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Help Our Industry Move Beyond Avian Influenza

2nd June 2015

We are painfully aware that avian influenza continues to have a devastating impact on the egg industry, most obviously in the USA at present. Although individual businesses and national industry associations carry the enormous burden of this disease, IEC is working to support the egg industry combat avian influenza through an immediate and long term response. We want to help the egg industry come up with practical ways to first deal with, and then to move beyond this threat.

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