RECENT studies show Australia’s out-of-home breakfast market is currently worth $7.7 billion, with a significant number of people looking for a quick fix to save time in the morning, prompting a need...

THE Australian egg industry is worried about its future, fearing a lack of community trust and industry transparency will leave it out of step with shifting consumer attitudes. To keep in step with community...

New research from the University of Adelaide has concluded that there is no greater risk of Salmonella contamination in the production of free range eggs due to hot summer weather. Despite there being...

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) is appealing the Federal Court’s decision that a group of egg producers did not try and establish an egg cartel.   On 10 February 2016 the...

Australian supermarkets have been responding to growing consumer activism in favour of ‘sustainable’ fish and ‘free range’ eggs. The German-owned Australian ALDI supermarket group has announced...

The Australian Federal Government could abandon plans for a voluntary code of conduct in favour of a mandatory code, enforceable by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC). According...

The Australian Egg Corporation Limited (AECL) has responded to a new Animals Australia campaign against caged egg production and moves by Coles to stop selling Coles brand caged eggs from January 2013. The...

A new scheme will provide greater transparency for New South Wales consumers about farm production systems. Terms such as “free-range”, “barn” and “cage” are now more clearly defined on the...

Almost a third of eggs labelled as “free range” in Australia are produced in conditions that breach the egg industry’s own regulations, according to new figures published by the Australian...