Poultry

USDA, South Korea come to trade deal on HPAI detection

· March 19, 2018

The USDA has reached an agreement with South Korea that significantly reduces negative impacts on trade should another detection of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) occur in the United States. The agreement will allow for trade restrictions at the state level instead of the country level during any future HPAI detections. This action bolsters the […]

USPOULTRY wins suit against convention hotel poacher

· March 6, 2018

Lies, deceit, and trickery won’t work against the U.S. Poultry & Egg Association — they’ll fight back.  The U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia awarded $750,000 in damages and attorney’s fees to the USPOULTRY Association as a result of its recent challenge to the deceptive advertising practices of the unaffiliated travel agency, […]

Turkey farmers use humor to address consumer myths

· February 7, 2018

America’s turkey farmers, represented by the National Turkey Federation, have prepared a new series of videos and resources offering common-sense answers with a side of humor about raising healthy turkey flocks on family farms. Featuring a series of videos introducing consumers to turkeys raised on corn and soybeans in climate-comfortable protective barns, Minnesota turkey farmer […]

2018 Super Bowl fans projected to eat all-time high in wings

· January 29, 2018

Fans will eat 1.35 billion wings during Super Bowl weekend, an all-time high, as the Philadelphia Eagles and New England Patriots battle for the Lombardi Trophy. That projected figure is up 1.5 percent or 20 million wings, from 2017, according to the annual National Chicken Council Chicken Wing Report. The report projects Americans’ consumption of […]

Transparency works, Sanderson Farms is 2017 Food Company

· December 20, 2017

After making a bold decision to stand firm in the face of industry pressures, and to push back by launching a consumer education campaign focused on transparency, Sanderson Farms has been named Food Company of the Year by Food Dive. A leading source of industry news and analysis, the Food Dive Awards recognize top disruptors […]

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