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Chicken consumption up 17 percent in the US

July 24, 2014
Chicken consumption up 17 percent in the US

GREENSBORO, Ga. — More chickens are crossing the road and on to consumers’ plates, according to new research presented July 21 at the National Chicken Council’s Chicken Marketing Seminar in Greensboro, Ga. Overall, the average number of meals or snacks that contained chicken eaten by survey respondents in the two weeks prior to the...

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Successful breeder management is in the details

July 24, 2014
Successful breeder management is in the details

TUCKER, Ga — “How do we optimize egg production? We all know that a lot of things have to fall into place . . . programs such as housing and nutrition, but the biggest factor is understanding the reproductive system in both male and female breeders,”...

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McDonald’s, KFC in China face new food scandal

July 23, 2014
McDonald’s, KFC in China face new food scandal

The Associated Press BEIJING — McDonald’s and KFC in China faced a new food safety scare July 21 after a Shanghai television station reported a supplier sold them expired beef and chicken. The companies said they immediately stopped using meat from the supplier, Husi...

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Farm Bureau decodes water rule proposal, asks EPA to rescind

July 23, 2014
Farm Bureau decodes water rule proposal, asks EPA to rescind

WASHINGTON — The American Farm Bureau Federation on July 16 released to Congress a comprehensive document that responds, point by point, to numerous inaccurate and misleading comments made about...

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AFGE calls for public refiew of proposed new inspection system

July 22, 2014
AFGE calls for public refiew of proposed new inspection system

WASHINGTON — The American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE) says the public should be allowed to review and comment on a USDA plan to overhaul the poultry inspection system...

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Campylobacter research reveals potential for vaccine

July 22, 2014
Campylobacter research reveals potential for vaccine

TUCKER, Ga. — The U.S. Poultry & Egg Association  and the USPOULTRY Foundation have announced the completion of a funded research project at the USDA Richard B. Russell Agricultural...

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