Fisheries and Land Resources
March 11, 2019

Media Advisory: Minister Byrne to Address Egg Farmers of Newfoundland and Labrador

The Honourable Gerry Byrne, Minister of Fisheries and Land Resources, will address the Egg Farmers of Newfoundland and Labrador during their Annual General Meeting tomorrow (Tuesday, March 12) at 12:00 p.m. at the Delta St. John’s Hotel, 120 New Gower Street. Minister Byrne will speak about opportunities to expand egg production to support The Way Forward commitment to increase food self-sufficiency and employment in agriculture.

The Egg Farmers of Newfoundland and Labrador manages the production and supply of eggs in the province. All egg farmers in Canada operate under a federal/provincial agreement that coordinates an orderly national marketing system for eggs that supports the production and supply of fresh, local and high-quality product.

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Media contact
Connie Boland
Fisheries and Land Resources
709-637-2923, 640-6409
connieboland@gov.nl.ca

2019 03 11                              3:05 p.m.