The ACCC has released guidance for egg producers with the National Information Standard on Free Range Eggs coming into effect 26 April 2018. Under the new standard, egg producers cannot use the word ‘free...

Snowdale, one of Western Australia’s largest egg producers has been penalised AUD $750, 000 for making false or misleading representations that its eggs were ‘free range’. Australian Competition...

Australian consumers who purchase free-range eggs are more concerned about the taste of their eggs than the welfare of the chickens a new study has found. Conducted by University of Adelaide researchers,...

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...

Disappointed by the April 2016 decision by Australia’s Consumer Affairs ministers to agree to a national standard for free range eggs of 10,000 birds per hectare – more than six times the pre-existing...

New data from IBISWorld shows the Australian egg farming industry is expected to generate AUD $759.6 million in revenue in 2015-16. According to IBISWorld, in the five years leading up to 2015-16, Australia’s...

Aldi Australia is phasing out cage-eggs by 2025 not-long after a 14-year-old girl gathered 100, 000 signatures to lobby the supermarket to go cage-free. Melbourne teenager, Angelina Popovski, started the...

Responses to last week’s Australian Federal Court’s decision to impose a $300, 000 penalty on Free Range Egg Farms (FREF) has attracted a strong reaction in food industry and food compliance circles. In...

Australian consumer advocacy group CHOICE is launching a free app to help shoppers identify different types of free range eggs. The group is launching the app after Consumer Affairs Ministers’ decided...

New mandatory standards for free-range eggs sold in Australia were announced by Australian Federal and State consumer affairs ministers in Canberra late-last week. Egg producers will now be allowed to...