Brazil is among the top ten egg producers. Brazilian egg are present on the consumer tables in more than 15 countries. Strict watchfulness regarding animal health issues.
The eggs per capita consumption in Brazil is of 191 units a year.
Tasty And Healthy
Brazil is among the top ten egg producers. Brazilian egg are present on the consumer tables in more than 22 countries. Strict watchfulness regarding animal health issues, high quality standards and certifications, as well as reliable food safety practices are present on the egg chain and assure total safety for Brazilian egg consumers.
Avian Influenza Prevention
For now, not a single case of avian flu has been detected on the South American continent. Nevertheless, the Brazilian government has been prepared for a possible pandemic since 2003 to speed up the implementation of preventive measures and disease control. Since 2006, the National Plan for Prevention of Avian Influenza and Control and Prevention of Newcastle Disease modernized laboratories, created hygienic barriers and provided technical training and education.
To Preserve The Amazon Rainforest
The Brazilian agricultural growth has been driven by productivity, not mobility or deforestation. Without threatening the Amazon rainforest, Brazil has plenty of Land available for expansion. There are today about 30 million hectares of available pastures ready to be improved with modern agriculture practices. Furthermore, of the 850 million hectares of Brazil, 510 million are under Brazilian authorities protection, preventing damage to the Amazon ecosystem.
• Perfect climate: Brazil has the perfect weather for many agricultural products;
• Enough land for expansion: Brazil has plenty of land available to support the growth on the poultry sector, without destroying the Amazon rainforest or any other natural reserve; •
• Abundance of corn and soybeans;
• Brazil stands as one of the worlds largest producer;
• Cost competitiveness;
• Adaptability to the world demand;
• Leadership in poultry meat exports.
To Implement Environmental Good Practices
The generation of residues and the emission of effluents which result from the industrial process require constant improvement in the operations of the various plants. The monitoring of these materials allows the proper control and reduction of the volume of solid waste. The pursuit of alternatives where the final destination of waste will have less impact is a reality in the Brazilian poultry producers and exporters companies. The waste has been used to produce energy and composting to use as fertilizers.
Federal Inspections Service
All the animal origin products must have a Seal from the federal inspection service. The seal proves that the production plant and its products works under strict sanitary inspection and fulfills all requirements and standards of the importer countries.
Brazilian poultry producers have adopted biosecurity measures that comprehend rules of producers related to the aviaries location, criteria and restriction of access to them, old day chicks purchase, sanitary handling during the production period, daily cleaning and hygiene after the removal of chickens. All exporters implemented the risk analysis of the different production steps including preventive programs. Statistical control of process has been extend to all units and traceability programs from “farm to table”.
The Hazard Analysis of Critical Control Points (HACCP) is required to egg export plants, even though it was created to be voluntary. This program aims at eliminating all the risks inside the production process. It assures high quality and safe products and is widely accepted internationally.