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Reuters reports poultry companies regularly feeding antibiotics to flocks

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National Chicken Council clarifies industry usage of antibiotics in separate statement.
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Poultry Perspectives

Legal battle continues over waterway, drainage jurisdiction

By Paul Bredwell, U.S. Poultry & Egg Association
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A quick search on the Internet reveals the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has developed roughly 2,800 new regulations since 2009, when the current administration took office
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2014 Plant of the Year Award

2014 Plant of the Year: Case Farms, Goldsboro, N.C.

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It was another whirlwind year of travel and plant visits for The National Provisioner’s editorial team — and wow, the stories we were fortunate to tell!
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New resources available about current and future antibiotic use in poultry industry

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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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Perdue Foods reaches milestone in reducing antibiotic use, sets standard for responsible use

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Perdue Foods has announced that it has removed all antibiotics from its chicken hatcheries.
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Favorable market conditions boost Sanderson Farms’ Q3 results

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Net sales for the third quarter of fiscal 2014 were $768.4 million compared with $739.0 million for the same period a year ago.
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Poultry industry recognizes 96 poultry facilities for outstanding safety performance

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The annual safety awards were presented during the 2014 National Safety Conference for the Poultry Industry.
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GNP Company CEO Michael Helgeson announces plans to retire

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Steve Jurek, current Executive VP of Operations and Administration, to assume top leadership position.
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Chicken consumption up 17% in the U.S.

Consumers cite health/nutrition and taste as top reasons for uptick.
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More chickens are crossing the road and on to consumers' plates, according to new research presented at the National Chicken Council's Chicken Marketing Seminar.
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Tyson Foods to sell Mexico, Brazil poultry businesses to JBS

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Tyson Foods, Inc. has reached a definitive agreement with JBS SA to sell its poultry businesses in Mexico and Brazil.
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EVENTS

Optimizing the Efficacy of Antimicrobial Application on Meat & Poultry

6/11/14
Online!
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

Eastern National Intercollegiate Meat Judging Contest

10/4/14
Wyalusing, PA
United States
The Eastern National Intercollegiate Meat Judging Contest will be hosted by Cargill in Wyalusing, PA. Read More

American Royal Intercollegiate Meat Judging Contest

10/19/14
Omaha, NE
United States
The American Royal Intercollegiate Meat Judging Contest will be hosted by Nebraska Beef in Omaha, NE. Read More

International Intercollegiate Meat Judging Contest

11/16/14
Dakota City, NE
United States
The International Intercollegiate Meat Judging Contest will be hosted by Tyson Foods in Dakota City, NE. 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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September 2014

Check out the September 2014 issue of The National Provisioner, featuring the 2014 Plant of the Year winner, and much more!

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August 2014

Check out the August 2014 issue of Independent Processor, with features on meat industry lobbying, the Independent Processor of the Year, and more!

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