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The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced its final determination to declare Salmonella an adulterant in raw breaded stuffed chicken products when they exceed a specific threshold (one colony forming unit (CFU) per gram or...
Growing up, Chloe O’Brien knew she liked science and animals. Like most suburban teens, she was mostly familiar with cats and dogs and figured she’d probably pursue a career as a neighborhood veterinarian. But the wheels of change began to...
North Carolina poultry has been designated High Path Avian Influenza-free by the World Organization for Animal Health. This designation means that the state can resume exports and international trade for poultry products. Broilers, or chicken raised for meat, are the...
Over the past few years, while H5N1 has dominated highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) cases in North America, there's a noticeable uptick in positive detections of the H5N5 avian influenza strain. The World Organisation for Animal Health (WOAH) announced on...
A poultry processing company aiming to establish in Aiken County faced a significant setback as the County Council declined to approve necessary perks for the project. The proposed facility, which would have been located off Frontage Road, raised concerns...
USPOULTRY and the USPOULTRY Foundation are accepting research pre-proposals from colleges, universities and research facilities through May 1 for the 2024 Fall Research Competition. Research proposals are accepted and evaluated for funding twice each year, in the spring and...
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) is currently seeking nominees for the American Egg Board (Board) to fill ten member and nine alternate member vacancies. One appointed member will serve a one-year term due to...
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) has confirmed the detection of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) in a dairy herd in New Mexico, as well as 5 additional dairy herds in Texas....
The USDA reports that both the hatching of broiler-type chicks and their subsequent placement into meat production experienced a 1% decline from 2022, with totals reaching 9.93 billion and 9.68 billion head, respectively. Despite this, there appears to be potential...
The USDA is inviting public input on revised standards aimed at assisting American processors in accurately determining the retained water percentage in raw livestock, poultry, and select fish carcasses and parts following processing. Under the proposal titled "Release of Updated...
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