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Tuesday, February 13, 2024
National Chicken Council highlights US chicken industry's efforts to reduce food waste
In comments submitted to the United States' Environmental Protection Agency, the National Chicken Council (NCC) outlined the many ways in which US chicken producers reduce food waste, recycle byproducts and utilise products that would other ...
Thursday, January 4, 2024
US chicken producers sue Tyson following shutdown of Missouri plant
A group of chicken producers of Tyson Foods' former Dexter, Missouri, US processing plant claims Tyson breached their contracts when it shut down the site.
Monday, October 9, 2023
Affordability of US chicken takes a hit as industry players control poultry production
Chicken prices at US grocery stores have hit record highs as Tyson Foods, Pilgrim's Pride and other companies control poultry production to boost profits.
Monday, September 18, 2023
US chicken exports made up 16% of world's production in 2022
The United States is the world's second largest exporter of chicken, with over 145 countries importing US frozen chicken leg quarters, legs and thighs in 2022, according to an update provided by the United States Department of Agriculture's ...
Thursday, August 10, 2023
Tyson Foods to close four US chicken plants
Tyson Foods has reported third-quarter revenue and profit that fell short of Wall Street expectations, resulting in plans to assess its operations comprehensively, including the closure of four additional US chicken plants, in a strategic e ...
Thursday, September 15, 2022
Mexico imported US chicken cuts 14% up year-on-year
Major Mexican poultry producer Bachoco said Mexico imports of US chicken leg and thigh cuts between January to July 2022 reached US$651 million or 14% up year-on-year, Opportimes reported.
Wednesday, July 21, 2021
NCC: US chicken marketers urged to innovate to meet needs emerging from pandemic
With an estimated 20% of the US workforce working at home beyond 2021, there will be 30 million meal occasions daily that used to be lunches consumed away from home, according to research presented on July 19 at the 2021 Chicken Marketing S ...
Monday, June 14, 2021
Prices for US chicken breast spike due to tight supplies, rising demand
US poultry prices, especially prices for chicken breasts, have spiked due to rising demand, tighter supplies and a transitioning supply chain, according to Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service experts.
Friday, May 21, 2021
US chicken producer Claxton Poultry Farms Inc charged with price-fixing
The United States Justice Department said Claxton Poultry Farms Inc has been charged with price-fixing broiler chickens meant for sale to grocery stores and restaurants, Reuters reported.
Friday, May 14, 2021
Tyson Foods to remove certain rooster affecting US chicken supplies
Tyson Foods will remove a certain type of rooster from its chicken business in the United States following a discovery that eggs fertilised by this rooster result in fewer chickens, Reuters reported.
Thursday, June 4, 2020
Pilgrim's Pride CEO charged with alleged price-fixing over US chicken
The US Justice Department has charged the Jayson Penn, the president and CEO of Pilgrim's Pride along with three current and former executives with allegedly price-fixing chickens in the United States, Reuters reported.
Monday, June 1, 2020
Sanderson Farms: China will stop buying US chicken in June
Lampkin Butts, Sanderson Farms' president said China is unlikely to purchase chicken from the United States in June because it is recovering from the COVID-19 pandemic, Reuters reported.
Saturday, May 30, 2020
China not to buy US chicken amid COVID-19 recovery
In a reversal from a recent surge of imports, China will be out of the market for US chicken in June as it recovers from the COVID-19 crisis, the president of Sanderson Farms Inc said on Thursday, reported Reuters.
Wednesday, May 20, 2020
Rescued US chickens transfer to charity place
Almost 1,000 chickens has been saved from an Iowa farm that has been killing its flock, and transferred to Animal Place via two chartered cargo planes as the COVID-19 outbreak cut demand for eggs, an animal rights group said, reported Reute ...
Thursday, April 30, 2020
US chicken company kills almost two million chickens
According to the New York Times, Allen Harim Foods killed nearly two million chickens this month after many of its employees were sidelined by illness or quarantine orders related to the COVID-19, industry officials said.

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