Industry News 8/16/18

August 16, 2018

Feedstuffs published a commentary based on recent data on foodborne outbreaks in “CDC posts top foodborne outbreak winners.”

WHO seeks to expand international use of whole genome-sequencing,” summarizes the World Health Organization’s efforts to increase the speed of disease detection using whole genome sequencing (WGS).  Published in Food Safety News, the article also acknowledges the benefits and challenges in wide-spread implementation.

UK businesses urged to rely on British eggs for safety,” reports on a movement by the British Lion Egg Processors to discourage the import of eggs in the United Kingdom.

ALARMING: Almost A Third of Israel’s Eggs Are Infected With Salmonella!” provides the steps being taken to bring Israeli farms up to European hygiene standards as reported in The Yeshiva World.

Egg industry looks to unscramble opinions” discusses Australia Eggs strategy to understand consumers’ expectations regarding eggs.

The Animal Ag Alliance reported on the 2018 Taking Action for Animals Conference sponsored by the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS).

A billion eggs a day,” outlines China’s modernization of its egg industry.

FarmingUK published “Egg producers secure changes to welfare code on beak trimming.”

The Live Production, Welfare & Biosecurity Seminar, sponsored USPOULTRY and Egg Association in cooperation with the National Chicken Council, the National Turkey Federation and UEP will be held September 18-19 in Nashville, Tennessee.

Registration continues for the National Egg Products School, sponsored by the University of Georgia Department of Poultry Science and the American Egg Board.  This biennial, four-day event focuses on eggs and egg products. This year’s school will take place September 10-13 in Athens, GA.   Register here.