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NCC Congratulates Georgia Congressman David Scott on Being Elected Chairman of House Agriculture Committee

Dan Georgia, Industry News Release, Legislative, Poultry

(NCC) — Congressman David Scott (D-GA) was chosen as the next chairman of the House Agriculture Committee for the 117th Congress, overwhelmingly elected by the full House Democratic caucus. “On behalf of the chicken industry, I want to congratulate Congressman Scott on being named the next Chairman of the House Agriculture Committee, a historic achievement as the first African American and …

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U.S. Poultry Industry Provides 2.1 Million Jobs

Dan Industry News Release, Labor and Immigration, Poultry

Economic Impact Up 15 Percent in Two Years Updated study quantifies the economic impact of the poultry industry in the United States NCC — The U.S. Poultry & Egg Association (USPOULTRY), National Chicken Council, National Turkey Federation, and United Egg Producers have released an updated economic impact study that highlights the positive impact the poultry industry has on jobs, wages, …

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Injuries and Illnesses in Poultry Processing Fall Below All Manufacturing for First Time

Dan Industry News Release, Labor and Immigration, Poultry

(NCC) — The incidence of occupational injuries and illnesses within the poultry sector’s slaughter and processing workforce has fallen below all manufacturing for the first time since the Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) began recording injuries and illnesses information in 1994. The total recordable poultry processing illness and injury rate for 2019 was 3.2 cases per 100 …

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Wayne Farms’ Clint Rivers Installed for Second Term 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 for a second term as 2020-2021 Chairman of the National Chicken Council (NCC) during NCC’s Fall Board of Directors meeting, held virtually this week. Clint joined Wayne Farms in October 2012 as Vice President and General Manager of the Fresh Business Unit.  In 2014, he was promoted to …

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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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Poultry Industry Announces Alliance with OSHA

Dan Industry News Release, Poultry

Washington, D.C. (NCC) –The poultry industry has long recognized the importance of establishing collaborative relationships to promote employee health and safety practices and to develop programs to enhance poultry workplaces. As such, the industry is pleased the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) has agreed to an alliance to share information, guidance and access to training …

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NCC to EPA: Slash Proposed 2020 Ethanol Volumes, Implement ‘Off-Ramp’ Waiver

Dan Biofuels/Energy, Industry News Release, Poultry

Chicken producers incur $68 billion in higher feed costs since 2007 RFS Washington, D.C. (NCC) – Given the current uncertainty regarding the 2019/2020 crop year corn supply, NCC in comments submitted today to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), said the proposed volume for 2020, coupled with the recent waiver that will increase the use of E15, is overly aggressive, overly …

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New Survey Examines Consumers’ Understanding of the Environmental Impact of Chicken Production

Dan Industry News Release, Poultry

National Chicken Council Seeks to Bridge the Gap Between Consumer Perception & Reality Further delivering on its commitment to transparency, the National Chicken Council (NCC) unveiled the findings of its new nationwide survey about how deeply consumers understand sustainable food practices as it relates to broiler chicken production, an industry that maintains one of the lowest environmental footprints in animal …

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NCC Says E15 Waiver Will Harm Chicken Producers

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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in March proposed regulatory changes to allow gasoline blended with up to 15 percent ethanol (E15) to take advantage of the 1-psi Reid Vapor Pressure (RVP) waiver for the summer months that has historically been applied only to E10. “As corn users, our industry faces potential impact by changes in biofuels policy such as modifying the …

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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 …