The American Emu Association (AEA) does not endorse nor recommend any one method of refining emu oil. However, whatever method is used must result in a safe, pure, unadulterated emu oil product that follows the specifications of the Emu Oil Trade Rules, that the consumer can easily identify, and that meets consumer expectations for that Grade.
CONSUMER ALERT!! Illegal Emu Oil in the Philippines
Emu Oil has become a good selling product in the Philippines and in many parts of the world. With the demand of emu oil growing, so is the illegal and improper use of the AEA Certified Fully Refined® seal on packaging and in advertising.
AEA Study -- Are you really buying pure emu oil? After the 2012 American Emu Association (AEA) Convention, the AEA Board hoped to find a way that would help our members, others in the emu industry, and consumers be sure they were purchasing authentic emu oil.
Emu Egg Shells Take Center Stage
Many families color eggs for the Easter holiday. In some homes it is an early Spring ritual. The decorated eggs are so bright and colorful! But, instead of chicken eggs, some "eggers" (people who decorate egg shells) use emu egg shells to create beautiful works of art year round.
Missouri Event Provides Learning Experience
KANSAS CITY, Missouri – On July 13th-15th emu farmers from across the United States and around the world will attend the 3 day 2012 American Emu Association (AEA) National Convention being held this year at the Marriott Kansas City Airport Hotel, Kansas City, Missouri. AEA members along with other emu growers, will meet for 3 days of education and demonstrations with a chance to meet new people and visit with old friends.
(January 2012) There have been cases where Emu Oil has been adulterated or cut with other ingredients and then an attempt was made to pass the resulting product off as pure Emu Oil. Mike Eppley, president of the American Emu Association (AEA) recently reported, "We have heard of cases where unscrupulous dealers have cut the emu oil with vegetable oil or some other oil and then tried to sell it to an unsuspecting product company."
(July 2011) The winners are in! The 2011 Midwest EGGS'travaganza Emu Egg Art Contest, sponsored by the American Emu Association (AEA), has been held and the top three emu egg "works of art" have been chosen.