Burnbrae Farms, a Canadian family-owned and operated egg company, is launching two new specialty offerings that showcase eggs that come from the company’s Woodstock, Ont., solar-powered farm. The new products will be offered in some grocery stores across Ontario, Quebec, and Atlantic Canada. The products, Naturegg Solar Free Range and Nature Omega Plus Solar Free… Read More

Highly pathogenic avian influenza is rearing its head again as migratory birds head south for winter. After a quiet summer, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency has confirmed four new cases on commercial farms in Alberta and one commercial farm case in Saskatchewan over the past four weeks. There have also been at least two confirmed… Read More

Egg Farmers of Canada has announced the hiring of a new CEO. Drew Black will be joining the national egg producer organization as of November 6, 2023. “We are excited to welcome Mr. Black as our CEO. He brings a wealth of knowledge and in-depth experience from working within the agriculture sector for many years…. Read More

The private member’s bill that that aims to prevent further market access concessions for supply managed commodities in Canada is headed to the Senate, as it received third and final approval in the House of Commons on Wednesday. Bill C-282, sponsored by Bloc MP Luc Thériault, would amend existing legislation to prevent Canada’s trade minister from… Read More

A biosecurity and animal disease prevention company based at Guelph, Ontario has announced it’s merging with a U.S.-based company that has developed a facial recognition entry system for barns. Farm Health Guardian Ltd. and NoveTechnologies, LLC (NoveTech) say they have combined forces as of June 5, 2023, and will operate under the Farm Health Guardian… Read More

There are still plenty of unknowns surrounding the highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) outbreak that has killed millions of chickens and turkeys on farms across North America going back to early 2022, but a drop in the number of new cases in the month of May is a positive sign for the poultry sector. The… Read More

Egg Farmers of Canada has announced a commitment to reach net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050. The announcement was made during EFC’s annual meeting in Ottawa this week, where it celebrated the 50th anniversary of the organization and supply management in Canadian egg production. “Stepping up our commitment to eliminate greenhouse gas emissions is a… Read More

A private member’s bill that aims to prevent further market access concessions for supply managed commodities in Canada was approved at second reading in the House of Commons on Wednesday, and was referred to the Standing Committee on International Trade. Bill C-282, sponsored by Bloc MP Luc Thériault, would amend existing legislation to prevent Canada’s… Read More

 

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