GFM Network News


The new McDonald’s advertisements will be the first time that most Canadians see the new Egg Quality Assurance certification mark.

McDonald’s to promote Egg Farmers of Canada standards

Egg Farmers of Canada is working with McDonald’s Canada to launch a new certification trademark for eggs served in the food-service chain’s 1,400 restaurants nationwide. McDonald’s advertising for its Egg BLT McMuffin sandwich sold this summer will display the EQA (Egg Quality Assurance) trademark. “The EQA program is the culmination of decades of work building […] Read more

McDonald’s to promote Egg Farmers of Canada standards

Egg Farmers of Canada is working with McDonald’s Canada to launch a new certification trademark for eggs served in the food service chain’s 1,400 restaurants nationwide. McDonald’s advertising for its Egg BLT McMuffin sandwich sold this summer will display the EQA (Egg Quality Assurance) trademark. “The EQA program is the culmination of decades of work […] Read more



The written zero tolerance pledge was already in the works when this Mercy for Animals undercover video made national headlines in 2013, say Egg Farmers of Alberta officials.

Egg farmers say there’s ‘zero tolerance’ on abuse

Farms caught abusing birds can have their egg-production licence pulled immediately

Egg producers in Alberta are now required to sign a “zero tolerance” pledge for animal abuse. “Any form of abuse, neglect, cruelty, or mistreatment of the birds under our care will not be tolerated and may be grounds for immediate disciplinary action up to and including dismissal,” the pledge states. Any farm that has severe […] Read more