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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) this week announced an extension to a May 16th Federal Register notice requesting industry comments and records on substances used in animal feed.  FDA had originally published a 60-day notice requesting public comment on the proposed collection of information, and no comments were received.

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U.S. total broiler slaughter for the week ending August 31 is estimated by USDA-AMS’s Poultry Market News Service to be 164,228,000 broilers, a 5-percent increase from the same week a year earlier.

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