Chicken strip products recalled

August 18, 2014
Chicken strip products recalled

WASHINGTON — Oberto’s Brands of Kent, Wash., is recalling approximately 57,578 pounds of chicken strip products due to company quality issues, USDAs Food Safety & Inspection Service has announced. Products being recalled are 3-, 5.75- and 16-ounce  film bags of “Smokey Sweet BBQ Style Chicken Strips” and 2.75-, 3-, 5.75-, 9- and 16-ounce film...

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Researchers show benefits of zinc supplementation in broilers

August 15, 2014
Researchers show benefits of zinc supplementation in broilers

TUCKER, Ga. — The U.S. Poultry & Egg Asssocition  and the USPOULTRY Foundation have announced the completion of a funded research project at North Carolina State University, Raleigh, N.C., that showed benefits of zinc supplementation in broilers. Supplementation of zinc (ZN) and copper (CU) in broiler diets is a common practice. It has been...

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Registration open for HACCP Short Course

August 15, 2014
Registration open for HACCP Short Course

ARLINGTON, Va. — The American Feed Industry Association, in partnership with the International Grains Program Institute at Kansas State University and the National Grain and Feed Association, will offer a Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points course Oct. 13-16, 2014, at the IGP Institute Conference Center in Manhattan, Kan. The program will focus on providing...

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FACT awards Fund-A-Farmer grants

August 14, 2014
FACT awards Fund-A-Farmer grants

CHICAGO — Food Animal Concerns Trust (FACT) has awarded nearly $60,000 in grants to farmers located across the country to help them transition to pasture-based systems, improve the marketing of their humane products, and enrich the conditions in which their farm animals are raised. Twenty-four farmers from 14 different states received grants through FACT’s...

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Seminar to examine poultry management techniques

August 14, 2014
Seminar to examine poultry management techniques

TUCKER, Ga. — The U.S. Poultry & Egg Association’s 2014 Live Production and Welfare Seminar will address the latest management techniques, husbandry and technology to enhance the health and welfare of birds. The seminar will be held Sept. 16-17, at the DoubleTree Hotel in Nashville, Tenn. This year’s topics will include a Legal Review;...

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NPFDA announces scholarship winners

August 13, 2014
NPFDA announces scholarship winners

SAINT MARYS, Ga. — The National Poultry & Food Distributors Association Scholarship Foundation has announced the awarding of scholarships to four students who are enrolled full-time pursuing an agriculture, poultry or food science (related) degree. The students, their school, major and scholarship awarded are: * Joshua Cassar, Pennsylvania State University, Animal Science, Business/Management Option...

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