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  • AECL applauds Federal Court action against misleading wholesaler

    The Australian Egg Corporation Limited (AECL) welcomed the ruling by the Federal Court to penalise a West Australian wholesaler for misleading consumers by incorrectly labelling egg cartons as ‘free range’.

  • Record egg sales as Australians eat more eggs

    Egg sales in Australia hit a record high in 2010. AZTEC Synovate figures (1) show more than 122 million dozen eggs were sold in Australia last year, revealing an increase of 9 million dozen on 2009 when the previous record was set.

  • Egg Production Definitions

    The Australian Egg Corporation (AECL) is looking to robust science, consumer
    expectations and commercial reality to identify definitions and minimum standards for all
    egg production systems.

  • AECL response to the Sun Herald, 7th June 2009

    A good laugh, but here are the facts

    As I read Simon Webster's article last Sunday (The Sun Herald, June 7, 2009) I couldn't help but laugh at his witty observations linking an Animal Liberation advertisement on chickens to Sydney's poor rail service.

  • AECL backs the authority of regulators in WA

    The Australian Egg Corporation (AECL) is alarmed by reports of an egg producer in Western Australia being investigated for breaching animal welfare requirements on his farm.

  • Egg Industry backs increased penalties in NSW

    The Australian Egg Corporation (AECL) enthusiastically supports the increase to penalties for egg farmers who fail to comply with hen housing standards, announced by the Minister for Primary Industries, Tony Kelly last week, and instigated by the former Minister, Ian Macdonald, during his time in the Primary Industries portfolio.

  • Enjoy Eggs Safely

    Recent events in the southern NSW town of Albury have highlighted the need for the food service sector and consumers to be aware of safe food handling and storage procedures to ensure the safety of their food.

  • How to get your egg business Egg Corp Assured

    Australian Egg Corporation Limited (AECL) has established Egg Corp Assured (ECA), the national egg quality assurance program, designed to help comm...

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