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NCC Animal Care guidelines certified
USA, Washington. The animal care guidelines by the National Chicken Council got certified by an independent audit certification organization.
Standards raised for broilers
USA, Washington, DC. America’s Largest Chicken Association NCC rolls out Industry-wide standards for broiler chicken welfare.
National Chicken Council installs new board members
USA, Washington. Mike Popowycs, Ben Harrison and Mark Kaminsky will help to guide the organization in the coming years.
Investigation into meat products continues
SOUTH AFRICA, Pretoria The investigation into meat labelling following news of undeclared products in meat is continuing – with an outcome expected in two to three months’ time, the Department of Trade and Industry (dti) said.
Refuting claims on poultry worker safety
USA, Tucker In a white paper, U.S. Poultry & Egg Association and the National Chicken Council refute claims made in a recent report released by the Southern Poverty Law Center and Alabama Appleseed Center for Law & Justice and provide facts about the poultry industry and its approach to worker safety.
NCC on Ethanol subsidy
USA, Washington, D C. In the letter to U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) and Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY), NCC (National Chicken Council) and other major poultry and livestock trade associations have urged U.S. Congress to allow the tax subsidy and protective tariff for ethanol to expire as scheduled in December.
Ethanol's demand for corn raising meat prices
SOUTH AFRICA USDA indicated in a report that the ethanol industry's robust demand for corn is elevating the cost of livestock and will hike prices for beef, pork and chicken.