Eggs Q&A

What standards are in place on Canadian egg farms?

Canadian eggs are produced according to some of the highest possible standards to ensure the eggs you buy at the store are fresh, high quality and of local production. Here are two important programs farmers follow today:

Canadian egg farmers take part in a national Animal Care Program and comprehensive on-farm food safety program, called Start-Clean, Stay-Clean™. These programs set out comprehensive and rigorous standards, based on the latest science and information, and were developed by Canada’s leading experts. Farms are inspected by trained field inspectorsand these programs work because farmers are committed to providing exceptional care for their hens, and keeping eggs safe and fresh for all Canadians.

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