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EFC Announces Transition Away From Conventional Housing

EFC Announces Transition Away From Conventional Housing

Egg Farmers of Canada (EFC) is pleased to announce, on behalf of the more than 1,000 Canadian egg farms, the commencement of a coordinated, systematic, market-oriented transition from conventional egg production toward other methods of production for supplying eggs.

Cracking Down On Hunger, One New Egg Farm At A Time

Cracking Down On Hunger, One New Egg Farm At A Time

Heart for Africa brought hope to the region when they invited the international agriculture community to work alongside them to find a solution to hunger.

Canada’s Supply Management System is the Envy of the World

Canada’s Supply Management System is the Envy of the World

At BC Egg we are proud of our system that supports egg farmers who are accountable, follow standards of biosecurity and food safety, hen health, while being committed to supplying the very best natural protein available. Our farms are local and our product is graded and delivered fresh to your grocer within days.

Inside a Free Run Egg Farm

Inside a Free Run Egg Farm

Janzen has run his own farm for eight years, and for most of that time, his chickens – like the vast majority both in B.C. and around North America – were confined to cages

Freshness and High Quality Among Key Benefits of Established Egg Farming Practices

Freshness and High Quality Among Key Benefits of Established Egg Farming Practices

BC Egg Farmers follow strict regulations and are accountable at regular audits to provide the very best quality eggs that are fresh, local, and traceable.

Supply Management in Canada: Why Politicians Defend Farm Marketing Boards

Supply Management in Canada: Why Politicians Defend Farm Marketing Boards

Supply Management – a new perspective?
The boards, a frequent whipping boy in international trade talks, are both a boon and a bogeyman

When Trade is a Sacred Cow

When Trade is a Sacred Cow

When trade is a sacred cow, investor protection displaces common sense. 
How would the local economy change after losing family-owned dairy farms

Letter: Deal Impacts More Than Farmers

Letter: Deal Impacts More Than Farmers

Consumers in the Fraser Valley appreciate what these industries contribute to the local community. We wonder what really would be the impact when importing from other countries?

Opinion: Canadians Should Keep the Supply Management System

Opinion: Canadians Should Keep the Supply Management System

With all the rhetoric our Trans-Pacific Partnership partners have engaged in, it’s no surprise that there are calls for supply management’s abolition

Critics of Supply Management Should Get Their Facts Right

Critics of Supply Management Should Get Their Facts Right

It is true that low income Canadians pay more for food, but that is a function of their relative poverty, and not a result of supply management.

EFC Funds AI Research

EFC Funds AI Research

The Egg Farmers of Canada has committed $500,000 for avian influenza research to be awarded to and administered by the Egg Industry Center at Iowa State University.

Canadian Retailers set Dairy Prices, not Supply Management

Canadian Retailers set Dairy Prices, not Supply Management

The regulated Dairy Industry, under Supply Management, like the poultry industry, (eggs and chicken) is continuously criticized for imposing high prices on consumers but that is just not the case.