Sanderson Farms to phase out medically important antibiotics

Sanderson Farms, Inc. (NASDAQ: SAFM) announced today that it will discontinue by March 1, 2019, using antibiotics considered medically important for humans for disease...

Wayne Farms, LLC Recalls Fully Cooked Chicken Products due to Possible Foreign Matter Contamination

Wayne Farms, LLC, a Decatur, Ala. establishment, is recalling approximately 438,960 pounds of frozen, fully cooked chicken products that may be contaminated with extraneous...

NFU Applauds Introduction of STRESS Act — Bill Provides Assistance to Struggling Farmers Amidst...

The STRESS Act, introduced by U.S. Reps. Tom Emmer (R-Minn.), Tom O’Halleran (R-Ariz.), Rick Nolan (D-Minn.), David Young (R-Iowa), Mark Pocan (D-Wis.), Rodney Davis...

USDA Weekly Egg Price and Inventory Report, October 31st 2018

Hen Numbers in Production increased 0.4 million to 320.0 million. Shell Inventory Up by 0.6 Percent from Previous Week. Generic Prices...

National Chicken Council Forges New Ground in Food Transparency with Launch of Immersive Virtual...

With Nearly 90% of Consumers Interested in Additional Information about Chicken, New 360° Virtual Tour of Chicken Production in U.S. Satisfies Consumers' Hunger for...

Many 4-Hers enjoy showing poultry

Source: Times Bulletin For many 4-Hers, the Van Wert County Fair is a chance to show off the hard work that is put into the...

Statement From Ag Sec’y And FDA Commissioner On The Regulation Of Cell-Cultured Food Products

Source: USDA news release Last month, the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration held a public meeting to discuss the...

USDA: Meat Exports Up For All Major Commodities In The First Half Of 2018

Source: USDA news release All major U.S. animal protein sources have experienced growth in exports in the first half of 2018 relative to the same...

Cobb-Vantress buys Siloam Springs site

Siloam Springs-based poultry genetics company Cobb-Vantress has purchased a 35,000-square-foot building in the city's downtown that once was the headquarters for Allens Canning. "The new...

How 3.4 million chickens drowned in Hurricane Florence

Most Americans don’t know how many chickens are raised on factory farms: up to 50 billion a year. As North Carolina cleans up from the...