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Starting January 1, 2019 Purchasing Pullets from an Accredited Grower is Mandatory

November 9, 2018

When you order your pullets, be sure to ask if your grower is accredited in the SC-SC Pullet program and has had an assessment in the past 12 months. As of January 1, 2019, it is mandatory for all egg farmers to source their pullets from an accredited grower –More

Check your Cooler Temperatures  

October 12, 2018

As of August 15, 2018 critical control elements were introduced to the SC-SC Layer program. Since this date, we have seen a sharp increase in the number of Corrective Actions Requests (CARs) issued for cooler temperature being maintained between 10°C to 13°C. We would like to ask all of ourMore

SC-SC Update for On-Farm Feed Mills

October 12, 2018

Egg Farmers of Canada has approved a change to the On-Farm Feed Mill section of the Start Clean-Stay CleanTM program that will come into effect on January 10, 2019. The changes clarify what is required for on farm feed mills and allows auditors to review written documentation in lieu ofMore

Changes to SC-SC Program effective January 10, 2019

September 14, 2018

Egg Farmers of Canada is currently reviewing the SC-SC on farm food safety program and as a result, is making the following changes effective January 10, 2019. Element Change & Reason Sanitary outer clothing and a change of boots are required before anyone enters the restricted area of the productionMore