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Eggs in tray

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  • AECL congratulates Peter Newing on award

    Australian Egg Corporation Limited, Australia’s industry services body for egg producers, has congratulated Western Australian egg farmer, Peter Newing, this year’s recipient of the Lindsay Bell Award for outstanding leadership and achievement.

  • The real story about antibiotics and laying hens

    The Australian Egg Corporation Ltd (AECL) would like to set the record straight on the issue of antibiotics and the egg industry, following some provocative comments on the ABC’s ‘Catalyst’ program last night.

  • AECL welcomes ‘free range’ egg labelling clarity

    The Australian Egg Corporation Limited (AECL) today welcomed the agreement by Commonwealth, State and Territory Consumer Affairs Ministers on a new definition for ‘free range’ eggs that will apply across Australia.

  • AECL and the Federal Court outcome

    The Australian Egg Corporation Limited (AECL) acknowledges the judgment in favour of AECL by the Federal Court in this civil matter brought by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) alleging AECL and others had attempted to induce a cartel.

  • To refrigerate or not to refrigerate eggs

    Science tells us that refrigerating eggs can assist reduce the risk of Salmonella but condensation on eggs caused by temperature fluctuations can increase the risk.

  • New biosecurity manual to help farmers protect hens from avian influenza

    The Australian Egg Corporation Limited (AECL) launched a comprehensive new biosecurity manual to help egg farmers protect their hens from serious diseases, such as avian influenza, at an egg industry conference in Hobart today (18 November 2015).

  • Congratulations to the 2015 Egg Farmer of the Year!

    The Australian Egg Corporation Ltd (AECL) congratulates Kate Mason, the 2015 Egg Farmer of the Year.

  • Properly handled and cooked eggs safe to eat

    The egg industry is supporting Queensland and South Australian health authorities in their investigations into recent reports of foodborne illnesses.

  • Egg farming Certificate III course making inroads for Australian egg farmers

    There is growing demand for a Certificate III in Agriculture (Poultry) course that covers hen welfare, food safety and other important elements of egg farming.The winner of this year’s Poultry Student of the Year, Darron Wand, a graduate of the course from NSW, will be presented with his award at a dinner at Old Parliament House in Canberra on Wednesday night (19/11/2014), as part of the 20th Australian Egg Corporation Ltd (AECL) Industry Forum.

  • Congratulations to the Egg Farmer of the Year and the Diversification Farmer of the Year!

    The Australian Egg Corporation Ltd (AECL) congratulates the egg farmer finalists and the two who won awards at the Kondinin Group’s ‘Farmer of the Year Awards’ last night.

  • New website to help reduce the risk of Avian Influenza (AI)

    With recent avian influenza outbreaks front-of-mind, the Australian Egg Corporation Ltd (AECL) today launched a new initiative aimed at reducing the risk of future disease outbreaks among Australia’s laying hens.

  • AECL withdraws CTM application

    The Australian Egg Corporation Limited (AECL) yesterday advised IP Australia that it will withdraw its current application for a Certification Trade Mark (CTM) covering an enhanced Quality Assurance (QA) program for the Australian egg industry.

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