The US Supreme Court has decided not to hear challenges to two of California’s most wide ranging and controversial animal rights bills that have the potential to affect how animals are raised across the USA. In November, California’s voters approved Proposition 12 that requires all eggs sold in the state...
In 1996, as part of the Pathogen Reduction; Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP) Systems; Final Rule, FSIS introduced the Salmonella verification program, which established pathogen reduction performance standards for a variety of FSIS-inspected product classes including whole broiler carcasses, reports the US National Chicken Council (NCC). These pathogen...
The National Chicken Council (NCC) on December 26 submitted comments to USDA'S Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) emphasizing the importance of coordinating regulatory efforts between FDA and FSIS to leverage each agency's knowledge and expertise on the subject of cell-cultured meat … Read More > The post NCC Submits...
Strong growth of New Anthoney’s, Weehena and Nelna Industrial poultry processing has gained a firm foothold in Sri Lanka over the past few years. Recent investments by important companies such as New Anthoney’s, Weehena and Nelna show that automation is very much on the rise. Marel Poultry is playing a...
Just days before Thanksgiving, also known in the USA as 'Turkey Day', the USDA is raising the alarm about raw turkey. The news comes as Jennie-O Turkey Store Sales recalled 91,388 pounds of raw ground turkey products after the USDA linked a pack of raw ground turkey to the cause of...
The UK/Republic of Ireland's annual charity dinner for butchers and those in the meat industry was a huge hit, with its new venue, The Brewery in the City of London, full to capacity. The drinks reception before the dinner was well attended with industry colleagues catching up with each other....
A clear majority of California’s have voted in Proposition 12 requiring that all eggs sold in the state come from cage-free hens by 2022. Proposition 12 also bans the sale of pork and veal in California from farm animals raised in cages that don't meet the new minimum size requirements....

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