Top Stories for Jan. 19
U.S. files WTO poultry case against EU
The EU has banned the import and marketing of poultry products processed with pathogen reduction treatments approved by both the
“The poultry treatments at issue have been widely and safely used in the
“USTR continues to stand up for American agriculture and business by insisting that trade should be a two-way street,” said a statement from the National Chicken Council (NCC), National Turkey Federation (NTF), and the U.S. Poultry & Egg Export Council (USAPEEC). “The EU has refused to listen to its own scientific advisors and has hidden behind bogus sanitary barriers with no scientific basis.”
Source: National Chicken Council
ConAgra names Hawaux as president
The company said that Hawaux joined ConAgra as CFO after 25 years at Pepsico.
"André is a proven operator, and over the past several months, he's shown very strong leadership in improving our execution and analysis within Consumer Foods," said Gary Rodkin, chief executive officer.
Hawaux will reportedly transition CFO responsibilities to Gehring, currently senior vice president and controller. Gehring served as interim CFO for ConAgra prior to Hawaux joining the company, and his most recent responsibilities included financial oversight for the company's commercial foods business.
Source: ConAgra Foods Inc.