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The International Egg Commission exists to link people across the globe, and is the only organisation that represents the global egg industry. It is a unique community that shares information and develops relationships across cultures and nationalities.

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Eggs, a great natural source of vitamin D

Thursday 17th December 2020

Vitamin D is a nutrient essential for bone development, skeletal health, healthy muscles and regulating the immune system, yet it is estimated that 1 in 8 people worldwide have a vitamin D deficiency or insufficiency. As one of the few natural food sources of Vitamin D, eggs can help you reach the recommended daily intake.

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IEC Country Insights

Thursday 17th December 2020

Recorded by country representatives, IEC Country Insights provide a snapshot of the opportunities and challenges egg producers are facing in countries around the world.

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The importance of biosecuirty in profitable egg production [Webinar]

Friday 4th December 2020

In our latest webinar available to watch at your convenience, Dr Travis Schaal explored the importance of robust biosecurity during a pandemic and its role in profitable egg production.

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Young Egg Leaders discuss the opportunities and challenges of the future

Monday 23rd November 2020

In our final article in the series, current Young Egg Leaders Michael Griffiths, New Product Development Manager at Oakland Farm Eggs, UK, and Opeyemi Agbato, Executive Director Animal Health and Husbandry at Animal Care, Nigeria, share their views on the future challenges, threats and opportunities the egg industry may face.

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New research continues to support the role of eggs in healthy diets without adverse effects linked to diabetes

Wednesday 18th November 2020

Eggs are widely recognised as one of nature’s most nutritious foods. With 14 important nutrients, eggs contain the majority of the vitamins, minerals and antioxidants required by the body, furthermore new research confirms that eggs can be included in a healthy dietary pattern without adverse effects linked to diabetes, and in some cases, can be linked to beneficial health outcomes.

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