President Biden on Friday signed a bill to implement a labor agreement between rail carriers and worker unions, avoiding a rail strike.

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EPA announces proposed expansion of Renewable Fuel Standard

On December 2, 2022, in RFS, by David Elrod

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) this week announced a proposal for “steady growth” in the mandate that biofuels are blended into the national fuel supply for 2023 through 2025.

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It’s true: the industry that puts your chicken on the table is producing more food with more precision and safety than ever before. And even with U.S. broiler production increasing 21% from 2010 to 2020, our industry charted noteworthy improvements in efficiency and sustainability. So, what’s our secret?

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NCC on social media this week

On December 2, 2022, in NCC News, Social Media, by Tom

NCC is active on social media channels, including Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, YouTube and Facebook. Click through to follow the NCC and Chicken Check In accounts and see what was new this week.

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John Soules Foods, based in Tyler, TX, has joined the National Chicken Council as an allied leader member company. Jayson Penn, President, will serve as the official representative to NCC.

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Pactiv Evergreen, based in Lake Forest, IL, has re-joined the National Chicken Council as an allied leader member company. Danny Phillips, Vice-President of Sales Food Merchandising, will serve as the official representative to NCC.

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Romer Labs joins NCC as allied member company

On December 2, 2022, in Membership, by Polina Burko

Romer Labs, based in Newark, DE, has joined the National Chicken Council as an allied member company. Meredith Sutzko, Product Manager, will serve as the official representative to NCC.

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Tyson Foods expanding in Mississippi

On December 2, 2022, in Industry Notes, by David Elrod

Tyson Foods this week announced an $18 million expansion of its hatchery in Walnut Grove, Mississippi.

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U.S. total broiler slaughter data for the week ending December 3, 2022 is estimated by USDA’s Poultry Market News Service to be 175,613,000 broilers, a 6-percent increase from the same week a year earlier.

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