National Chicken Council calls on President Trump to declare day-after Super Bowl a national holiday Washington, D.C. – Will Americans be ‘winging it' for the Big Game? The National Chicken Council (NCC) today released its annual Chicken Wing Report, and … Read More > The post Americans to Eat More...
A US federal judge has struck down as unconstitutional a 2012 Iowa law that banned undercover recording at agricultural production facilities in the state, saying the law’s primary aim is curbing speech critical of practices at those facilities, reports New Food Economy. “When the state seeks to regulate protected speech,...

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The US/China war trade has been one of the most complicated things to report on in 2018, ranking right up there with Brexit. MPJ takes a stab at the latest changes In October, Reuters reported that US pork sales to China are "not viable" after Beijing earlier imposed tariffs on...
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...

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Nutrition, a term that seems to be gaining in importance every year. Consumers attach nowadays much more value to the quality of products than before. They want to know where they come from, which ingredients they contain and how they were produced. Authentic, traditional,...