Industry News

Industry Insight: Fending against pathogens, the role of a strong immune system for laying hens and egg consumers

11th November 2020

In our latest industry insight article, IEC Value Chain Partner, DSM Animal Nutrition and Health, explore the role of a strong immune system for laying hens and egg consumers

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IEC Global Leadership Conference Cartagena postponed

9th April 2020

Due to the ongoing outbreak of COVID-19, the IEC Executive Board has taken the decision to postpone the 2020 IEC Global Leadership Conference Cartagena. The conference will now take place in 2021, with new dates being announced in due course.

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Avian Influenza surveillance – the need for continued vigilance

30th July 2019

The IEC calls for the egg industry to be vigilant in your businesses and through your associations with your CVO’s.

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The Importance of Avian Influenza Surveillance

12th April 2019

The recent northern winter has had a very limited number of Avian Influenza outbreaks reported. The IEC’s Avian Influenza Global Expert Group considers that this is no reason for producers, whether southern or northern hemisphere producers, to let their guard down.

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British Egg Industry Council (BEIC) statement on JAMA cholesterol paper

18th March 2019

UK nutrition experts have challenged the conclusions of the paper ‘Associations of Dietary Cholesterol or Egg Consumption with Incident Cardiovascular Disease and Mortality’ published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) on 15 March 2019.

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Consumer Good Forum - Business Actions Against Forced Labour Booklet

23rd October 2018

WEO are happy to have featured in the Consumer Goods Forum’s Business Actions Against Forced Labour Booklet, showcasing how FMCG organisations are turning their commitment into concrete actions.

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Time to Tighten on-farm Monitoring and Biosecurity

8th October 2018

Top scientists warn that now is the time to focus on protecting your business against avian influenza outbreaks. It is crucial that you tighten your on-farm Biosecurity systems and very closely monitor your on-farm production, mortality, feed consumption and water intake.

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Global egg industry adopts formal position on antimicrobial resistance

26th September 2018

The global egg industry formally endorsed the following statement on the industry’s use of antimicrobials during the Global Leadership Conference of the International Egg Commission which took place in Kyoto from 9th to 13th September.

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Egg Industry Announces Commitment to United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals

12th September 2018

Today in Kyoto, the World Egg Organisation (WEO) announced the global egg industry’s pledge to work in partnership with the United Nations, to fulfil its Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

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Adding our Voice to the Global Call to End Forced Labour

20th July 2018

Think for just a moment about the challenges facing global agriculture and our food system over the coming decades, and you’ll realize—we have a lot of work to do.

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