Maple Leaf Foods, headquartered in Mississauga, Ontario  has joined the National Chicken Council as an Allied Leader member company.  Christian Fuchs, director, food safety and quality assurance will serve as the official representative to NCC.

Maple Leaf Foods is Canada’s leading consumer packaged protein company and employs approximately 12,000 people in its operations across Canada and exports to more than 20 global markets including the United States and Asia.  The company operates three broiler hatcheries plus one turkey and four chicken slaughter and further processing facilities across Canada.  The company also operates two pork slaughter and nine ready-to-eat facilities within Canada.  For more information about the company, visit