Australia's outbreaks of Salmonella poisoning can be reduced through the careful and hygienic handling of eggs through the supply chain, as well as in the kitchen, according to University of Adelaide research.
The price of free-range eggs just got a lot dearer as avian flu results in the culling of 400,000 chooks and 3 million eggs.
Woolworths has announced plans to phase-out caged eggs sold in-store by 2018. The company will also phase-out caged eggs used in its own-brand products.
Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) has issued a media release regarding food safety while handling eggs this Easter.
Australians are eating more eggs than ever. Statistics released by the Australian Egg Corporation reveal that egg consumption is up by 7% on last year.
Sunny Queen Farms has launched a new product - a fresh egg that is snap frozen, pasteurised, and HACCP and Halal approved.
Eggs are implicated in more food safety incidents than just about any other ingredient. Now, a newly developed rapid egg cooling technology could reduce future contamination events.
With a long shelf life, Farm Pride’s powdered whole eggs can be used in any formulation requiring fresh eggs including cakes and biscuits, pies and quiches, pasta, even omelettes and scrambled eggs. The powdered whole eggs can also be used as a protein supplement in drinks such as shakes and smoothies.
In the US, researchers at the Agricultural Research Service investigated the quality of eggs - finding no difference between organic and conventionally produced, white and brown, free-range and cage.
A technology based on crossflow microfiltration membrane separation to improve the microbiological safety of liquid eggs has been patented in the US.