Daily Archives: November 20, 2012

Poultry industry commends House on passage of Russia trade bill

November 20, 2012
Poultry industry commends House on passage of Russia trade bill

WASHINGTON — The House of Representatives on Nov. 16 passed the Russia and Moldova Jackson-Vanik Repeal Act of 2012, which repeals outdated legislation that is a roadblock to the U.S. taking full advantage of Russia’s ascension to the World Trade Organization (WTO).  The vote of 365 to 43 would establish permanent normal trade relations...

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House of Raeford Farms donates Thanksgiving turkeys

November 20, 2012
House of Raeford Farms donates Thanksgiving turkeys

ROSE HILL, N.C. — House of Raeford Farms, with corporate offices in Rose Hill, N.C., has reached out to organizations in North Carolina and South Carolina and donated more than 2,200 turkeys to help those in need enjoy a traditional Thanksgiving meal. Through House of Raeford Farms F.L.O.C.K., a non-profit outreach ministry, more than 20,000...

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Sanderson Farms backs out of proposed N.C. plant

November 20, 2012

LAUREL, Miss. — Sanderson Farms Inc. has announced that Nash County, North Carolina, will not be the site for a new poultry processing complex. The company said on its website Nov. 13 that the decision was made in collaboration with Nash County officials and is a result of “various timing issues.” The statement said...

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