Federal Court orders $300,000 penalty after finding ‘free range’ egg claims to be misleading The Federal Court has declared by consent that Pirovic Enterprises Pty Ltd (Pirovic) engaged in...

McDonald’s Australia to move towards using cage-free eggs by end of 2017 Fast food restaurant giant McDonald’s Australia has announced that it will move towards using cage-free eggs by the end of 2017. McDonald’s...

Australian Government invites comment on proposal to release commercial GM E. coli chicken vaccine The Australian Government’s Gene Technology Regulator is currently assessing a license application from...

Woolworths goes cage-free in Canberra Australian supermarket giant Woolworths has announced that as of this month, ACT stores will sell 100 per cent cage-free eggs as part of the the supermarket’s ongoing...

Industry growth forecast for poultry and eggs in Australia Revenue for both the egg farming and poultry meat farming industries is forecast to grow modestly over the next five years, with poultry meat...

A national definition for 'free range' eggs may be on its way NSW Government’s Department of Fair Trading has announced it will lead the development of a draft National Information Standard...

The ACCC has taken court action against an alleged egg cartel attempt The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has instituted proceedings in the Federal Court against various parties in...

Bird flu cases in humans in China on the rise Human infections with the influenza A(H7N9) virus are on the rise again in China and the upcoming Chinese New Year festivities provide opportunity for further...

Australian supermarket group Coles has announced 100 per cent of its Coles Brand fresh chicken will be RSPCA Approved, in a move it hopes will please its customers, who been indicating that they “care...

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has filed separate proceedings in the Federal Court against egg producers in Western Australia (WA) and New South Wales (NSW) alleging that each...