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A survey canvassing the views of thousands of Australians about the egg industry has found that while the industry is viewed positively by the public, it also faces key challenges in developing deeper levels of trust with the Australian people.
Australian egg farmers responded to fast growing domestic demand with the record breaking production of 6. 2 billion eggs in the 2017-18 financial year. New statistics released by Australian Eggs today also show average consumption in Australia has risen to 245 eggs per person per year. 16.
Egg farmers are turning the spotlight on themselves with a new research project aimed at revealing just what Australians think about their industry. Australian Eggs, an industry-owned research organisation has invested in the project that’s being undertaken by the CSIRO.
Developing new technology to measure stress in hens and identifying values-based elements in animal welfare science are key items in Australian Eggs’ new research and development plan released today.
The “everyone’s responsiblility” approach to food safety is working with Australia on track to record a significant fall in the number of cases of Salmonella food poisoning for the second consecutive year.
New research shows how eating an egg a day could help prevent heart diseases
A team of scientists compared people who ate eggs daily to those who ate them rarely or not at all
After 9 years, people who ate eggs regularly had a 26% lower risk of haemorrhagic stroke, a 28%…
Agricultural industries must be more transparent to build trust with a changing Australian public that is increasingly interested in how their food is produced.
Rapidly changing consumer preferences are changing the way food is produced and widespread community engagement to gauge attitudes towards farming practices will become commonplace in Australia.
Just as you thought you had your diet sorted, along comes another nutrient for you to consider. Choline is an essential nutrient that has until recently flown under the radar. It helps metabolise fat, maintain healthy cell membranes and may improve brain functioning and memory.
Egg farmers are embracing renewable energy at an unprecedented rate, with a huge uptake in large-scale solar projects over the last six months.
Australians have improved their intake of quality protein rich foods but are still falling a serve short of the recommended daily amount according to figures from the Australian Health Survey released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) last week.
Australian Eggs welcomes the public consultation process for the animal welfare standards and guidelines for poultry which is scheduled to commence in late November.