farmal

Formal Lab-Grown Fake Meat Agreement is “What Consumers Deserve”

Dan Beef, Cattle, Industry News Release, Pork, Poultry

National Cattlemen’s Beef Association President Jennifer Houston released the following statement in response to the formal agreement announced by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on lab-grown fake meat oversight: “The formal agreement announced today (03-07-19) solidifies USDA’s lead oversight role in the production and labeling of lab-grown fake meat products. This is what NCBA …

usda

USDA and FDA Announce a Formal Agreement to Regulate Cell-Cultured Food Products from Cell Lines of Livestock and Poultry

Dan Beef, Industry News Release, Pork, Poultry

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced a formal agreement to jointly oversee the production of human food products derived from the cells of livestock and poultry. FSIS and FDA released a formal agreement to address the regulatory oversight …

auburn

Auburn Opens New Addition to Research Complex

Dan Alabama, Industry News Release, Poultry

One of the nation’s largest food industries will soon find its innovation hub in Alabama, thanks to Auburn University’s new Charles C. Miller Poultry Research and Education Center. The 30-acre, multi-facility complex will celebrate the opening of its newest facility, an administration and classroom building, April 10 at 3 p.m. Current and planned Miller Center facilities and technologies reflect every …

chicken

Better Days Coming for Chicken Producers

Dan Beef, Industry News Release, Pork, Poultry

Chicken, pork, and beef producers should all see better days over the next 12 months in spite of specific challenges in each segment. The industry website Meating Place Dot Com notes one industry analyst, Jeremy Scott of Mizuho Securities, who says the worst is behind us in the chicken market. That specific market segment had one of its most difficult …

chicken wings

Super Bowl Chicken Wings Consumption

Dan Poultry, This Land of Ours

Americans love a good football game, and they also love to eat chicken wings while watching the big game. Cathy Isom lets us know why the National Chicken Council says there will be no shortage of chicken wings this weekend. That’s coming up on This Land of Ours. Learn more from the National Chicken Council Americans to Eat More than …

poultry production

Poultry Production Likely Slower in 2019

Dan Industry News Release, Poultry

U.S. broiler markets are still weak, and prices are depressed. As a result, Rabobank says poultry production is likely to slow down in 2019. Nan-Dirk Mulder, a senior analyst for animal protein at Rabobank, says the outlook for the global poultry industry will gradually improve as the year progresses. The biggest improvements will likely arrive in the second half of …

national chicken

National Chicken Council Launches New Website Designed Exclusively for Foodservice Professionals

Dan Industry News Release, Poultry

Platform Debuts Amidst New Survey Data Revealing Chicken Consumption Out of Home Is Growing and Consumers’ Desire More Information About the Chicken They Buy and Eat Recognizing consumers’ desire for more information when they’re dining out, the National Chicken Council (NCC) recently launched a new website designed exclusively for foodservice and culinary professionals to learn more about how the chicken …

egg laying

Egg Laying Chickens with Personalities

Dan Poultry, This Land of Ours

Cathy Isom has, over the past week, discussed several different types of chickens for your backyard flock. Today, Cathy tells you about the chickens known for having sweet personalities paired with exceptional egg laying capabilities.  That’s coming up on This Land of Ours. Egg Laying Chickens with Personalities The Plymouth Rock chicken is an exceptionally friendly bird that will make …

gda

GDA Commends USDA’s New Biosecurity Campaign

Dan Georgia, Industry News Release, Poultry

The Georgia Department of Agriculture (GDA) commends the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) new outreach campaign focused on preventing the spread of infectious poultry diseases in both commercial and backyard poultry. Poultry is Georgia’s top agricultural sector, contributing more than $25 billion to Georgia’s economy annually. Georgia also leads in the industry as one of the top five broiler producing …