The House on Friday voted 230-201 to pass a Continuing Resolution (CR) funding the federal government at current levels through December 16. The Senate had voted 72-25 on Thursday to pass the CR, which now heads to President Biden for his signature.

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The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Wednesday proposed updates to its 28-year-old definition of “healthy” foods.

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Nina Teicholz, the  Executive Director of The Nutrition Coalition is slated to speak on October 27 at the National Chicken Council’s 67th Annual Conference at the Four Seasons Hotel in Washington, D.C.

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USPOULTRY is sponsoring a new Cyber Security and Risk Management Summit that will provide a broad overview of cyber security, including how computers and networks are attacked, how the attackers benefit, how to mitigate attacks, as well as address how cyber security relates to other areas of information technology. The summit will be held Nov. 1 – 2 at the Renaissance Atlanta Midtown Hotel in Atlanta, Ga.

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Wayne-Sanderson Farms’ senior vice president and general manager of retail, Bob “Pic” Billingsley, has been inducted into the Mississippi Poultry Association’s Hall of Fame during the association’s 85th annual convention.

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Today marks the close of National Food Safety Education Month. For those of us in the chicken industry, the best way to observe this important time of year, and all year, is by raising awareness—around what we do to keep chicken safe, and what consumers can do to ensure safety for themselves.

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Stakeholders from across the supply chain will be coming together to hear from experts about the topics most important to poultry: sustainability and welfare. All members of NCC are welcome to join the U.S. Roundtable for Sustainable Poultry & Eggs and the International Poultry Welfare Alliance on October 18-21 for the 2022 Poultry Sustainability & Welfare Summit in Atlanta, Georgia.

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Poultry certified wholesome during August 2022 (ready-to-cook weight) totaled 4.72 billion pounds, up six percent from the amount certified in August 2021, according to USDA’s Poultry Slaughter report.

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USDA’s Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) purchased chicken products as indicated below for the distribution to the child nutrition and other related domestic food assistance programs for Fiscal Year 2022.

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U.S. total broiler slaughter data for the week ending October 1, 2022 is estimated by USDA’s Poultry Market News Service to be 177,007,000 broilers, a 5-percent increase from the same week a year earlier.

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