Meatpackers deny workers benefits for COVID-19 deaths, illnesses

Saul Sanchez died in April, one of six workers with fatal COVID-19 infections at meatpacker JBS USA’s slaughterhouse in Greeley, Colorado, the site of...

USDA Withdraws Bad Trump-Era Poultry Line-Speed Rule

Statement of Wenonah Hauter, Executive Director, Food & Water Watch On Friday the USDA announced that it had withdrawn a proposed rule from the Trump...

National Chicken Council Unveils New Website

The National Chicken Council (NCC) today announced its newly refurbished website, featuring an easy-to-navigate user interface that highlights the latest policy, news and information pertinent...

Perdue Farms Chairman Elected To The Meat Industry Hall Of Fame Class Of 2020

Jim Perdue, Chairman of Perdue Farms, has been named to the Meat Industry Hall of Fame, honoring industry excellence in business leadership and...

USDA Temporarily Suspends Debt Collections, Foreclosures and Other Activities on Farm Loans for Several...

Due to the national public health emergency caused by coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), the U.S. Department of Agriculture today announced the temporary suspension of...

Monitoring field strains key to successful vaccination against IBDV, By Daral J. Jackwood, PhD...

More than 60 years of research and experience have made it clear that infectious bursal disease in broilers is here to stay, and that...

Poultry Outlook: August 2020

First-Half 2020 Animal Product Exports Mixed First-half U.S animal products exports varied considerably compared with a year earlier. U.S. turkey and beef exports declined 15.2...

As U.S. states disagree over COVID-19 vaccine plans, Perdue Farms asks CDC for help

 U.S. chicken company Perdue Farms is urging the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to coordinate states’ policies over who will receive COVID-19 vaccines...

Bell & Evans Finances Transition of 50,000 U.S. Acres to Certified Organic in 5...

Bell & Evans will invest $500 million in U.S. organic-certified grains as the guaranteed market. U.S. grain farmers have a new incentive to transition from...

Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission Issues Spate of Pro-Employer Decisions

Last week, the Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission (OSHRC), a 3-Commisioner panel appointed by the President and confirmed by the Senate which hears...
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