Sanderson Farms, the third largest poultry producer in the United States, has been named one of America’s Best Employers by Forbes magazine.  The 2019 America’s Best Employers list ranks the top 500 employers in the U.S. across 25 different industries and markets.

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The National Chicken Council filed comments Monday on the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) proposed rule that would revise the definition of the Waters of the United States (WOTUS).

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U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin plan to travel to Beijing the week of April 29, according to the Wall Street Journal.

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The U.S. and Japan have agreed to accelerate trade talks after a first round of talks in Washington on Monday suggested the two countries will stick to a narrow range of topics.

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In 2018, the United States exported US$184 million of poultry to Angola, making the Southern African country the third largest market for U.S. poultry exports in the world.

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U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced Wednesday that the government of Tunisia has moved to allow U.S. chicken exports.

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Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced Wednesday a policy shift in the long-standing U.S. embargo against Cuba, opening the door for lawsuits against foreign firms operating on properties Cuba seized from Americans after the 1959 revolution.

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Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-MS) introduced a bill that would give formal, permanent oversight of inspection and labeling of cell-cultured meat products to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS).

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Chicken exports in February 2019 increased 0.9 percent in quantity and decreased 9.3 percent in value when compared with 2018.

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AMS on April 15, 2019, purchased chicken and chicken products as indicated below for distribution to the child nutrition and other related domestic food assistance programs for fiscal year 2019.

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