“Attractive profit margins” should encourage corn growers to increase plantings this spring, according to a survey of more than 1,550 farmers by Farm Futures magazine.

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Despite dropping 8.9 percent in quantity, chicken exports in November last year were up 1.8 percent in value.

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Russia published a notice on December 31 setting forth the following provisions for the imports of poultry and meats.

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A new study shows that all dietary protein  is not equal and that chicken is preferable over red meat in helping to decrease the risk of stroke.  The study was recently published in the journal Stroke.

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The introduction of the Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP) program in chicken processing plants has likely prevented at least 190,000 cases of salmonellosis cases in the United States in 2000 compared with 1995, according to a study published in the Foodborne Pathogens and Disease journal.

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The Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Company (A&P) has filed a motion with the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York seeking approval to close 14 underperforming stores in four states as the Montvale, New Jersey-based grocer prepares to emerge from Chapter 11.

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U.S. total broiler slaughter for the week ending January 14 is estimated by USDA-AMS’s Poultry Market News Service to be 153,896,000 broilers, a 3-percent increase from the same week a year earlier.

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