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One farmer does not reflect Colony farming practice

Friday, 8 April 2016, 9:00 am | Egg Producers Federation

Allegations by SAFE that Colony farming causes increased mortality and poor welfare among layer hens is being strongly rejected by the Egg Industry. More >>

Stop and think about why you are opposing modern egg farming

Monday, 17 November 2014, 10:06 am | Egg Producers Federation

The Egg Producers Federation is urging those attending the hearing this week and opposed to Craddock’s new animal welfare friendly egg farm in Pukekohe, to stop and think. More >>

Egg Shells Hatch into Sophisticated New Uses

Tuesday, 24 April 2012, 4:11 pm | Egg Producers Federation

A university research project in the UK is looking at useful ways to recycle egg shells, with the potential of saving millions of dollars a year from an item that is usually disposed of in landfills. More >>

Stay Alert – Eat an Egg

Wednesday, 18 January 2012, 3:05 pm | Egg Producers Federation

New research at Cambridge University in the UK has found that going to work on an egg may be sound advice: scientists there have discovered that egg proteins help people stay awake and alert during the working day. The study, published in the November ... More >>

Stay Alert – Eat an Egg

Wednesday, 18 January 2012, 3:04 pm | Egg Producers Federation

New research at Cambridge University in the UK has found that going to work on an egg may be sound advice: scientists there have discovered that egg proteins help people stay awake and alert during the working day. More >>

From the Egg Producers Federation

Monday, 14 November 2011, 11:18 am | Egg Producers Federation

The egg industry does not support illegal farming practices and where these are believed to take place, the industry draws such practices to the attention of the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry (MAF) who have the power to take action. More >>

Eggs: EPP Responds to SAFE

Tuesday, 4 October 2011, 12:19 pm | Egg Producers Federation

The colony system is a widely accepted and internationally established egg farming method, being adopted in Western European countries and trialled successfully in New Zealand. More >>

Response to illegal farm break-ins in Auckland

Sunday, 20 February 2011, 4:18 pm | Egg Producers Federation

Statement by the Egg Producers Federation 20 February 2011 Statement by Michael Guthrie, Chairman of the EPF, In response to illegal farm break-ins in Auckland The proposal released by Government is to phase-out current cages and this is supported ... More >>

Draft Code of Animal Welfare for Layer Hens

Tuesday, 8 February 2011, 10:46 am | Egg Producers Federation

Egg farmers cautiously welcome the draft “Code for Animal Welfare – Layer Hens” released today by the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry (MAF). The key recommendation, to gradually phase out conventional cages, is consistent with the industry’s own ... More >>

Egg Farmers Welcome Findings of Welfare Study

Monday, 4 May 2009, 4:57 pm | Egg Producers Federation

New Zealand egg producers today welcomed the release by MAF of the country’s most comprehensive investigation into hen welfare. More >>

Free Range Egg Industry Unites For Consumers

Monday, 2 March 2009, 5:27 pm | Egg Producers Federation

The need to protect consumer interests while meeting increased demand for free range eggs was the subject of the first ever major gathering of Free Range Egg producers in Auckland last week. The meeting focused on how the industry can ensure consumers ... More >>

Egg Industry Celebrates Training Graduates

Wednesday, 19 September 2007, 1:39 pm | Egg Producers Federation

Auckland, New Zealand – 19 September, 2007. At a recent national conference of New Zealand egg producers, graduates Sandra MacKenzie and David Rich were recognised for their attainment of the National Certificate in Poultry Production – Egg Production ... More >>

We Won’t Tolerate Bad Eggs

Tuesday, 16 January 2007, 9:01 am | Egg Producers Federation

New Zealand’s egg producers say they’re appalled by reports of animal cruelty on an illegal egg farm in South Auckland. More >>

Egg Producers Federation Disappointed

Friday, 18 March 2005, 4:28 pm | Egg Producers Federation

Friday 18 March 2005 - Auckland, New Zealand. The New Zealand Egg Producers Federation (EPF) is both disappointed and frustrated over the New Zealand Food Safety Authority (NZFSA) decision to exempt some egg producers from Risk Management Programmes (RMPs). More >>

Free range producer on egg board

Monday, 28 February 2005, 5:32 pm | Egg Producers Federation

Auckland, 10 February 2005. The commercial interests of free range egg producers will have a dedicated voice on the Egg Producers Federation (EPF) through the appointment of Mr Roger Moore, a free range King Country farmer. More >>

Federation Backs Risk Management Programme

Monday, 7 February 2005, 10:35 am | Egg Producers Federation

Friday 04 February- Auckland, New Zealand. The New Zealand Egg Producers Federation (EPF) has hit out at critics of the New Zealand Food Safety Association Risk Management Programme for layer hen farms. Executive Director, Michael Brooks says that it is ... More >>

Egg Producers Support Welfare Code

Wednesday, 22 December 2004, 11:04 am | Egg Producers Federation

The Egg Producers Federation, the industry body representing all egg farmers in New Zealand including free-range, barn and cage production systems, welcomes and supports the Animal Welfare (layer Hens) Code of Welfare 2004 issued today by the Minister ... More >>

Dumping of Hens a Reckless and Irresponsible Act

Tuesday, 14 December 2004, 5:25 pm | Egg Producers Federation

In response to today’s media coverage of the dumping of hens beside the Waitaki River over the weekend, Egg Producers Chief Executive, Michael Brooks, has urged both the SPCA and the media to keep their focus on the real issue – the reckless dumping of ... More >>

Bare Facts Rather Than Bare Bodies

Tuesday, 21 September 2004, 9:37 am | Egg Producers Federation

Bare facts rather than bare bodies will throw much more light on the ethics of cage production of eggs, says Michael Brooks, executive director of the Egg Producers Federation, in response to a campaign against cage production by activist organisation ... More >>

Egg Producers Federation Welcomes Advert Decision

Friday, 18 October 2002, 9:24 am | Egg Producers Federation

The Egg Producers Federation today welcomed the Advertising Standards Complaints Board decision to uphold their complaint in respect of the “Trapped” cinema advertisement commissioned by the SAFE lobby group. More >>

 

 

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