Daily Archives: January 7, 2013

New poultry rule could harm workers, advocates say

January 7, 2013
New poultry rule could harm workers, advocates say

McClatchy Newspapers WASHINGTON — Workplace safety experts say a USDA proposal to increase line speeds at poultry plants could endanger the low-wage workers who are tasked with sorting and trimming inedible carcasses, a job that used to belong to federal inspectors. Line workers work elbow to elbow in many cases and struggle to keep...

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Nebraska groups to hold annual convention

January 7, 2013

LINCOLN, Neb. — The 43rd Nebraska Poultry Industries convention will be held Feb. 20-21 at the Norfolk Lodge & Suites, Divots Conference Center, in Norfolk, Neb. Annual meetings and election of officers will be held for the following groups: National Poultry Improvement Association, Nebraska Egg Council, Nebraska Turkey Federation, Nebraska Allied Poultry Industries and...

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