Knowing the accurate species of your timber is vital in timber traceability.
Animal welfare has become an important factor for customers on deciding which supplier or retailer to use. From free-range to organic, improving chicken welfare has become championed by many groups, such as the British Free-Range Egg Association (BFREPA) and OIE (World Organisation for Animal Health) in order to improve European farming welfare standards.
Higher welfare and ‘local’ eggs command a significant premium, but what really indicates an egg’s location is the egg code printed on each individual egg. For this reason, it is important to verify the origin of eggs using forensic methods, such as isotope analysis.