The National Chicken Council (NCC) on Tuesday issued the following statement after the announced agreement on the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA).

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The United States and China on Friday announced an agreement for a “Phase One” trade deal.

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Chicken is an excellent low-calorie & low-fat source of high value protein that provides important nutrients throughout our lives – from pregnancy through the golden years.

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The forecast for 2019 total red meat and poultry production is raised from last month on the current pace of beef, pork, and broiler production. Egg production is raised on higher table and hatching egg production.

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On Thursday, December 12, Perdue Farms and its professional truck drivers conducted a public wreath-laying ceremony at the Wicomico War Veterans Memorial in Maryland as part of the national Wreaths Across America™ (WAA) mission.

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Pilgrim’s has announced the appointment of Chris Kirke as president of Moy Park, the Northern Ireland-based poultry company it acquired from JBS SA in September 2017.

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Cobb has announced that the Cobb500™ broiler is now certified kosher by the Orthodox Union (OU). By many, considered the world’s most efficient broiler, the Cobb500 is the first broiler to receive the OU Kosher certification and be approved by Badatz Jerusalem.

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University of Alberta Ph.D student Jeffrey Friend has become the second recipient of the Aviagen® Poultry Genetics Scholarship.  He was chosen from a pool of strong candidates due to his extensive research that could potentially lead to innovative improvements in bird health and welfare.

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USDA announced the purchase of chicken fillets, chicken strips, kosher chicken, and chicken products as indicated below for distribution to the child nutrition and other related domestic food assistance programs for fiscal year 2020.

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U.S. total broiler slaughter data for the week ending December 14, 2019 is estimated by USDA’s Poultry Market News Service to be 169,719,000 broilers, a 8-percent increase from the same week a year earlier.

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