Items Tagged with 'poultry'


Compliance Guide for Chilling Requirements for Ready-To-Cook Poultry posted by FSIS

Guide contains information regarding how official establishments that produce ready-to-cook poultry can meet the new chilling requirements that became effective on Oct. 20.
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India loses WTO dispute over banned U.S. poultry imports

The World Trade Organization has ruled that India illegally blocked U.S. poultry imports because of unsubstantiated bird flu fears.
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New resources available about current and future antibiotic use in poultry industry

USPOULTRY releases new video; NCC details antibiotic use in new Q&A. Groups say antibiotics used in human medicine will be phased out for growth promotion by 2016.
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Russia may ban U.S. poultry imports in trade sanction fight

Last week, the farm sector's attention turned to poultry after Russia's Veterinary and Phyto-Sanitary Surveillance Service said it found signs of the antibiotic tracycline in four shipments of U.S. poultry.
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USDA announces additional food safety requirements, new inspection system for poultry products

Revised modernization effort includes new preventative measures, re-focused inspection activities that will prevent thousands of illnesses annually and improved coordination on worker safety.
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USDA takes next step to modernize poultry inspection

Poultry inspection modernization would prevent 5,200 annual foodborne illnesses, says FSIS.
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China lifts seven-year ban on Virginia poultry

China imposed the ban in 2007 after turkeys at a farm in Virginia tested positive for avian flu.
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Report: Poultry plant inspectors sickened by antimicrobial chemicals

Poultry groups comment on NLRB proposed “Quickie Election” rules

The poultry industry comments identify 23 issues with the proposed rule.
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Maryland lawmakers propose 5 cent-per-chicken tax

A spokesman for Food & Water Watch estimates that the tax would raise about $15 million annually.
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Handbook of Poultry Science and Technology, Volume 1, Primary Processing

Handbook of Poultry Science and Technology, Volume 1, Primary Processing

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A comprehensive reference for the poultry industry—Volume 1 describes everything from husbandry up to preservation. View
Handbook of meat, poultry and seafood quality

Handbook of Meat, Poultry and Seafood Quality

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The Handbook of Meat, Poultry and Seafood Quality commences with a discussion of basic scientific factors responsible for the quality of fresh, frozen and processed muscle foods, especially sensory attributes and flavors. View

Handbook of Poultry Science and Technology, Two-Volume Set

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Poultry science covers raising and managing healthy chickens, turkeys, and ducks for eggs or meat. From live poultry up until retail production, Handbook of Poultry Processing provides an updated and comprehensive reference on everything related to the poultry industry, including scientific, technical, and engineering principles, methods, and product categories.

Handbook of Poultry Science and Technology, Volume 2, Secondary Processing

Handbook of Poultry Science and Technology, Volume 2, Secondary Processing


A comprehensive reference for the poultry industry—Volume 2 describes poultry processing from raw meat to final retail products



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Brenneman analyzes Butterball’s new animal care, well-being program

Rod Brenneman, CEO of Butterball, discusses his company's new Animal Care and Well-Being Program, his company's certification by the American Humane Association and further animal-handling initiatives, all officially announced in September 2013.

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National Provisioner

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October 2014

Check out the October 2014 issue of The National Provisioner, featuring our annual State of the Industry reports!

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Independent Processor

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October 2014

Check out the October 2014 issue of Independent Processor, with features on private labels, and the newest bacon trends!

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The National Provisioner Source Book

The Sourcebook is an exclusive buyer’s guide and reference tool for product and supplier information in the meat, poultry and seafood marketplace.

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A complete reference guide to supplies. Go to NP's Sourcebook now to check out the latest and greatest in the meat and poultry processing business.


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