Poultry producers across Canada must adhere to strict standards in order to ensure the freshness and quality of eggs. They must also demonstrate that all of their production is local. There are two programs that egg farmers must comply with: a national Animal Care Program and an on-farm food safety program called Start-Clean, Stay-Clean™. These programs set comprehensive and rigorous standards based on the latest science offered by the nation’s leading experts.
Farms are inspected by qualified inspectors, and farmers are committed to caring for their flock in an exemplary manner in order to maintain the safety and freshness of their eggs at all times.