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The vitamins and nutrients that you’ll find in this inexpensive and humble kitchen staple
The Australian egg industry has continued to work closely with authorities to respond to and eliminate the threat of Salmonella Enteritidis (SE) since its initial outbreak in September 2018.
The egg industry is already one of the most sustainable agricultural sectors in Australia, but Australian Eggs is on a mission to continue to drive farmers towards carbon neutrality by delivering research and tools that will enable farmers to take steps towards a sustainable future.
In 2020 there has been a significant increase in trust in the egg industry, with all measures rising an average of 4 points year on year from 2018
More than 6 in 10 Australians have expressed trust in the egg industry to act responsibly which has risen by 4% since 2019
The more than 20 million Australians who regularly eat chicken and eggs will soon lower their dietary carbon footprint thanks to a new carbon neutral project from Australia’s poultry industries.
Australians are being invited to take part in an extensive nation-wide research program developed to better understand public attitudes towards the egg industry.
Research reveals that 23 percent of Australians are vitamin D deficient and this increases to 36 percent at the end of winter. 1 It's suggested that this is due to several lifestyle factors, including prevalence of indoor jobs, increased office hours and increased time on screens inside.
Australian egg farmers are reassuring customers there is no need to fear food shortages due to the coronavirus pandemic.
A laying hen today lays 38 more eggs per year than a hen did 20 years ago, and it does so despite consuming five percent less feed.
57% of Australians expressed trust in the industry, up 4% from 2018, and only 10% of respondents conveyed distrust. A growing number (76%) of Australians recognise egg farming’s lower environmental impact relative to other agricultural industries, up from 66% last year.
Today on World Egg Day, Yum Yum Bakery (Guildford, NSW) has taken out the title of having Australia’s Best Egg Dish in the 2019 Eggsellence Awards.
The Australian egg industry has worked closely with authorities to respond to the recent series of Salmonella Enteritidis (SE) incidents. SE has been detected on eleven egg farms in New South Wales and one in Victoria and all sites have been quarantined and undergone decontamination.