The National Chicken Council (NCC), National Turkey Federation (NTF) and USA Poultry and Egg Export Council (USAPEEC) yesterday 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 2017, China had yet to lift the ban.

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Donald Wilson Mabe Sr., 88, former President and CEO of Perdue Farms, died November 5, 2019, after a prolonged illness.

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Tyson Foods on Tuesday reported fourth quarter and fiscal 2019 financial results and issued guidance for 2020.

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The U.S. Department of Agriculture raised its forecasts for 2019 total red meat and poultry production from last month based on higher beef, pork, broiler and turkey production.

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The U.S. Department of Agriculture in its November 8 Crop Production report forecast 2019 U.S. production of corn at 13,661 million bushels, down 0.9 percent from the October forecast and down 5 percent from 2018.

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Perdue Farms is assisting with recovery efforts in northern California following the historic Kincade wildfire that disrupted communities in Sonoma County, home to the company’s Petaluma Poultry operations.

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Tyson Foods Inc. said this week that it will bring plant-based nuggets from its Raised & Rooted brand to 4,000 stores and make them available for foodservice distribution.

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The Animal Agriculture Alliance has launched a new website – check it out at https://animalagalliance.org/.

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The Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research (FFAR) will announce the winners of Phase I Egg-Tech Prize awards at Poultry Tech Summit 2019, scheduled for November 20-22, 2019 at the Georgia Tech Hotel & Conference Center in Atlanta, Georgia. FFAR will name six Egg-Tech Prize winners at the poultry industry conference.

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U.S. total broiler slaughter data for the week ending November 16, 2019 is estimated by USDA’s Poultry Market News Service to be 171,177,000 broilers, a 7-percent increase from the same week a year earlier.

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