As the broiler breeder industry and genetics have evolved, there has been considerable change in equipment. Over time, we have seen a large percentage of the production houses change from hand-gathered nesting systems to mechanical nests. The mechanical nests...
The International Poultry Council is proud to announce a partnership with Urner Barry’s new online event; The Executive Conference and Global Protein Summit. Through a combination of live discussions and on-demand presentations, the event will feature industry experts discussing the...
Now with fewer cockroaches: Foster Farms chicken! Foster Farms will reopen its Livingston, California plant on Saturday, three days after USDA inspectors saw a cockroach inside the facility and immediately closed it for sanitation and treatment. “We want to...
The poultry industry’s gradual switch to cage-free egg production has underscored the need to rethink disease-control programs and address health and welfare challenges unique to layers in these production systems, according to Jean Sander, DVM. With more than 200 US...
Bob Evans Farms Inc. sued U.S. chicken producers including Tyson Foods Inc., Pilgrim’s Pride Corp. and Sanderson Farms Inc. for allegedly inflating prices over a decade. Producers limited the supply of broiler chickens from 2008 to 2017 through a series...
Marel is pleased to announce an agreement to acquire German food cutting technology provider TREIF Maschinenbau GmbH (“TREIF”). The two companies have a great strategic and cultural fit with complementary product portfolios and geographic presence, creating a strong platform...
Chad Martin takes on new role as Chief Operating Officer for Poultry Donnie King has been named president of Tyson Foods’ (NYSE: TSN) poultry business, effective September 3, 2020, the company announced today. King has over 35 years of experience working...
Sanderson Farms, Inc. has released its 2019 Corporate Responsibility Report detailing the company’s commitment to social and environmental responsibility. This year, Sanderson Farms introduced reporting using the standards set forth by the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) for the...
The International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE) is launching the ninth annual IPPE Young Leaders Under 30 Program targeting young professionals who normally would not have the opportunity to attend IPPE. The goal of the program is to engage...
The International Poultry Welfare Alliance (IPWA) held it’s 2020 Virtual General Assembly, where new leadership for the organization was announced and members approved the 2020-2023 IPWA Strategic Plan. Leading the organization as chairperson for 2021 will be Andrew Gomer...
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