Leonard to represent USPOULTRY on Farmers & Ranchers board

October 10, 2012

TUCKER, Ga. — Bernard Leonard, retired group vice president, Food Service Poultry and Prepared Foods for Tyson Foods, has been appointed to serve on the U.S. Farmers & Ranchers Alliance (USFRA) board of directors as a representative for the U.S. Poultry & Egg Association. Leonard is replacing Gary Cooper, COO of Cooper Farms and immediate...

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Pfizer scholarship available for vet students

October 9, 2012
Pfizer scholarship available for vet students

MADISON, N.J. — For the fourth consecutive year, Pfizer Animal Health and the American Veterinary Medical Foundation (AVMF) invite second- and third-year students of veterinary medicine to apply for the Pfizer Animal Health Scholarship. A minimum of 330 scholarships of $2,000 each will be awarded to assist students across various disciplines in veterinary medicine....

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Cal-Maine annouces 1st quarter fiscal results

October 9, 2012
Cal-Maine annouces 1st quarter fiscal results

JACKSON, Miss. — Cal-Maine Foods Inc. has announced results for the first quarter of fiscal 2013 ended Sept. 1, 2012. For the first quarter of fiscal 2013, net sales were $272.9 million, compared with net sales of $243.8 million for the first quarter of fiscal 2012. The company reported net income of $9.4 million,...

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Chicken product recalled for misbranding and undeclared allergen

October 9, 2012
Chicken product recalled for misbranding and undeclared allergen

WASHINGTON — Stefano Foods Inc. of a Charlotte, N.C., is recalling approximately 3,744 pounds of a chicken quesadilla product because of misbranding and an undeclared allergen. The product contains isolated soy protein, a known allergen, which is not declared on the label. The product being recalled are 18-pound cases, each containing 12, “Quesadilla Chick...

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Study shows economic impact of U.S. poultry industry

October 8, 2012
Study shows economic impact of U.S. poultry industry

TUCKER, Ga. — The U.S. Poultry & Egg Association, National Chicken Council, National Turkey Federation and United Egg Producers have made available a new economic impact study and four new websites that highlight the positive impact the poultry industry has on jobs, wages, and federal and state revenue in the U.S. A dynamic and...

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AMI announces tour of meat processing facility at 2013 Expo

October 8, 2012

WASHINGTON — The American Meat Institute has announced a new addition to this year’s 2013 AMI International Meat Expo schedule. As part of the International Production and Processing Expo, attendees will be able to register for a tour of a meat processing facility and learn from first-hand experience at Birchwood Foods in Norcross, Ga....

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