Commissioner Black on U.S. Poultry Regaining Access to China

Dan Exports/Imports, Georgia, Industry News Release, Poultry, Trade

Following the announcement of American poultry farmers regaining access to the Chinese market, Georgia Agriculture Commissioner Gary W. Black issued the following statement:   “As the top poultry producing state in the country, Georgia applauds the end of the needless and unscientific ban on U.S. poultry imports,” said Black.  “The reopening of the Chinese market will undoubtedly result in expanded opportunities …


Poultry Groups Applaud Agreement to Resume Imports of U.S. Poultry Products to China

Dan Exports/Imports, Industry News Release, Poultry, Trade

(NCC) — The National Chicken Council (NCC), National Turkey Federation (NTF) and USA Poultry and Egg Export Council (USAPEEC) today applauded the announcement that China will lift its ban on imports of U.S. poultry products. The ban was enacted in 2015 after the detection of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) in the U.S. While the U.S. has been free of HPAI since …


American Poultry Farmers Regain Access to China

Dan Exports/Imports, Industry News Release, Poultry, Trade

U.S. poultry exports expected to top $1 billion annually (USDA) – United States Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue released the following statement on China’s decision to lift its ban on poultry imports from the United States: “The United States welcomes China’s decision to finally lift its unwarranted ban on U.S. poultry and poultry products.  This …

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USDA Set to Allow Chinese Poultry Imports as a Sign of Progress

Dan Exports/Imports, Industry News Release, Poultry

(NAFB) — The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is taking steps to allow poultry imports from China. Farm Progress Dot Com says it’s a sign of ongoing progress in the talks between Washington and Beijing that will hopefully lead to a resolution in their trade dispute. The new regulation covers birds as well as poultry parts and products slaughtered in …


Wayne Farms’ Clint Rivers Installed as Chairman of the National Chicken Council

Dan Industry News Release, Poultry

(NCC) — Clint Rivers, President and Chief Executive Officer of Wayne Farms LLC (Oakwood, Georgia) was installed as 2019-2020 Chairman of the National Chicken Council (NCC) during NCC’s 65h Annual Conference held today in Washington, D.C. Rivers succeeds outgoing chairman Mark Kaminsky, Chief Operating Officer at Koch Foods (Park Ridge, Illinois). Rivers joined Wayne Farms in October 2012 as Vice President and General Manager of the Fresh …

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Fake Census Takers Visiting Poultry Farms

Dan Industry News Release, Poultry

There have been previous reports from Indiana and Oklahoma of people posing as United States Census takers visiting poultry farms while attempting to take photos of the farm operations. We just received notice that a Georgia broiler farm was the subject of a similar attempt. The grower in this case appropriately denied access to the fake census takers and requested that …