Items Tagged with 'poultry'


USDA takes next step to modernize poultry inspection

July 11, 2014
Poultry inspection modernization would prevent 5,200 annual foodborne illnesses, says FSIS.
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China lifts seven-year ban on Virginia poultry

May 6, 2014
China imposed the ban in 2007 after turkeys at a farm in Virginia tested positive for avian flu.
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Poultry groups comment on NLRB proposed “Quickie Election” rules

April 9, 2014
The poultry industry comments identify 23 issues with the proposed rule.
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Maryland lawmakers propose 5 cent-per-chicken tax

February 4, 2014
A spokesman for Food & Water Watch estimates that the tax would raise about $15 million annually.
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NPFDA awards David Van Hoose the 2014 Poultry Lifetime Achievement Award

January 15, 2014
The National Poultry & Food Distributors Association awards the Poultry Industry Lifetime Achievement Award annually to an industry leader.
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OSI’s vertically integrated poultry investment in China exceeds USD $750 million

November 13, 2013
Company on track to be one of China’s largest poultry producers and food processors
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Dutch ministry approves Meyn footpad inspection system

November 11, 2013
This approval makes it possible to eliminate the manual sampling, analysis and reporting of the footpad lesions per flock.
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FSIS clarifies status of Chinese chicken imports

November 11, 2013
USDA has not found China's poultry slaughter system to be equivalent and therefore poultry slaughtered in China is not allowed to be imported to the United States.
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Plant-based meat producer issues open facility challenge to chicken processors

October 15, 2013
Beyond Meat offered a facility transparency challenge to large-scale poultry processors, in light of the recent disclosure about Salmonella in chickens distributed in California, Oregon and Washington.
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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



Optimizing the Efficacy of Antimicrobial Application on Meat & Poultry

Contact: Adam Thomas
There are several intervention options available to processors for antimicrobial application, many of which can result in a cleaner label. Spraying antimicrobials on the product or into product packages is a newer technology that is gaining rapid acceptance. This webinar will take a close look at using spray technology to apply antimicrobials and help attendees determine if it is the best intervention method for their operations. Read More




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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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