egg labeling

FDA Issues Temporary Policy Relaxing Egg Labeling Requirements

Dan Industry News Release, Poultry

(NAFB) — The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is relaxing egg labeling and packaging requirements to meet consumer demands. Generally, egg cartons must include a statement of identity, the name and place of business of the manufacturer, packer or distributor, nutrition labeling, the net quality of contents and safe handling instructions. However, as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, consumer …

raising chickens

Raising Chickens and Ducks Together

Dan Poultry, This Land of Ours

Cathy Isom has several things for you to consider if you have the idea of raising chickens and ducks together. That’s coming up on This Land of ours. If you’ve ever thought about starting your homestead with baby chicks and ducks at the same time, one question might come to mind… Will these adorable little ducks integrate with your chicken …

march meat

USDA March Meat Outlook

Dan Beef, Cattle, Pork, Poultry

USDA’s March Meat Outlook notes more meat is expected to be produced than what was estimated last month. According to a story from Rod Bain, that could impact prices received by producers.

aphis

APHIS Leadership Signs Poultry Regionalization Agreement with China

Dan Exports/Imports, Industry News Release, Poultry

(USDA/APHIS) — The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) is announcing a regionalization agreement with China for safe trade of poultry products. The countries agree to follow all international standards, guidelines and recommendations related to regionalization.  This agreement will help our farmers and ranchers by maintaining export markets, which will reduce the overall impact …

tariffs

U.S. Poultry Entering China without Retaliatory Tariffs

Dan Industry News Release, Poultry, Trade

(NAFB) — Beijing recently made U.S. poultry shipments eligible for exemptions from extra tariffs and poultry shipments to China are on the rise. A Reuters article points out that the additional tariff relief may give China a greater ability to follow through on promises to buy significantly more American agricultural goods as part of the Phase One trade deal. U.S. …

nashville

Annual Meat Conference Exhibitors Donate to Nashville Food Project

Dan Beef, Industry News Release, Poultry

(NAMI) — Exhibitors at the Annual Meat Conference , co-hosted by FMI, The Food Industry Association and the North American Meat Institute (Meat Institute), this week in Nashville, Tennessee, donated 28,000 pounds of meat and poultry products to The Nashville Food Project , a nonprofit that seeks to increase access to healthy foods in homeless and working poor communities across Davidson County, Tennessee.  The donation will provide 90,000 …

demand

Analysis Finds Demand for Meat Strong

Dan Beef, Industry News Release, Pork, Poultry

Represents $50.5 billion in Sales for 2019 Meat Institute and FMI Release 2020 Power of Meat Analysis (FMI) — The Food Industry Association (FMI) and the Foundation for Meat and Poultry Research and Education, the foundation for the North American Meat Institute (Meat Institute), released their 15th-annual in-depth study of meat and poultry through shoppers’ eyes. The Power of Meat 2020 explores …

Avian Influenza

India Offers Dairy, Chicken Access in Trade Negotiations

Clint Thompson Dairy, Poultry, Trade

In a bid to land a limited trade pact with the U.S., Reuters says India has offered to partially open up its poultry and dairy markets. The offer comes as India readies for President Donald Trump’s first official visit to the country at the end of this month. No country produces more milk than India, which has traditionally restricted dairy …