The National Chicken Council has launched a new website, www.ChickenRoost.com, which features information on issues such as animal welfare, food safety, environmental stewardship, antibiotic use and the modern partnership between farmers and chicken companies.

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A new book released recently discussing the U.S. poultry industry does little to help consumers understand how food is made and ignores entire facts regarding the tremendous progress America’s family farmers and chicken companies have made by working together to produce safe and affordable food.

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Boneless-skinless breast meat in regular packs continued in 2013 to be the top chicken product featured in advertised sales by supermarkets, according to a report from USDA’s Agricultural Marketing Service, Agricultural Analytics Division.

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During the twenty years since the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) was implemented poultry meat and products trade between the United States and its NAFTA partners has “soared,” according to the “International Egg and Poultry Review” issued last week by Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS).

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The U.S. Business Coalition for the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), which includes the National Chicken Council, this week sent a letter to U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman urging a “high standard” agreement be negotiated.

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Michael Helgeson, National Chicken Council Chairman, has announced the names of those industry representatives who will serve on NCC’s 2014 Marketing and Safety & Health Committees.

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