Church’s Chicken names new CEO

October 5, 2011

ATLANTA — Quick service restaurant chain Church’s Chicken has named Jim Hyatt as the company’s new chief executive officer. Hyatt brings to Church’s Chicken more than 35 years of experience at all levels of restaurant operations, most recently as president and CEO of Così Inc., a fast-casual dining company, where he has worked since...

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Bill Mattos receives CPF Golden Rooster award

October 4, 2011
Bill Mattos receives CPF Golden Rooster award

MONTEREY, Calif. — Bill Mattos, who has served as president of the California Poultry Federation for 20 years, was honored by the federation with the Golden Rooster award, the group’s highest honor. The award, given in a surprise presentation at the group’s recent annual conference, honors an individual who has made major contributions to...

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Poultry growers awarded nearly $26 million

October 4, 2011

MARSHALL, Texas — A federal judge has ordered Pilgrim’s Pride to pay $28.5 million to 91 poultry growers in El Dorado, Ark., who had supplied stock to the company. Pilgrim’s idled its El Dorado processing plant in 2009. According to press reports, the judge found that the decision by Pilgrim’s to idle the El...

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Chef salads containing meat and poultry recalled

October 4, 2011
Chef salads containing meat and poultry recalled

WASHINGTON — Greencore USA Inc. of Cincinnati, Ohio, is recalling approximately 57 pounds of salad products containing meat and poultry, because the grape tomatoes used in these products may be contaminated with salmonella, USDA’s Food Safety & Inspection Service has announced. The products being recalled are 5.6 ounze plastic bowl containers of “Thornton’s Quick...

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Drones studied as way to monitor vast rangelands

October 3, 2011
Drones studied as way to monitor vast rangelands

By Dennis O’Brien Special to Poultry Today BELTSVILLE, Md. — USDA scientists have found that unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), a tool used by the military, may be suitable for keeping an eye on changing land-use patterns across vast tracts of western rangeland. Ranchers, government agencies and private land managers often need to survey vast,...

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Pfizer Animal Health offers scholarships for veterinary students

October 3, 2011
Pfizer Animal Health offers scholarships for veterinary students

MADISON, N.J. — For the third consecutive year, Pfizer Animal Health and the American Veterinary Medical Foundation invite second- and third-year students of veterinary medicine to apply for the Pfizer Animal Health Scholarship. Up to 300 scholarships of $2,500 each will be awarded to assist students in all areas of veterinary medicine. To apply...

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