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02/25/15 - Fusion Story Unfairly Portrays Realities of Modern Chicken Production

A new story by Fusion Television airing tonight unfairly portrays the realities of modern chicken production and ignores the tremendous progress America’s family farmers and chicken companies have made by working together to produce safe and affordable food. Farmers and … Read More >

01/26/15 - NCC Urges Passage of Trade Promotion Authority

WASHINGTON, D.C. –  Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) legislation must receive prompt passage so that the position of U.S. international trade negotiators is strengthened as they continue to move forward with new agreements, the National Chicken Council (NCC) said today. “NCC … Read More >

01/21/15 - NCC Statement on USDA’s New Proposed Standards for Chicken Parts

Attributable to Ashley Peterson, Ph.D., National Chicken Council vice president of scientific and regulatory affairs: “Food safety is the top priority for companies that produce and process chicken products in the United States, and the industry prides itself on an … Read More >

01/14/15 - NCC to Dietary Guidelines Committee: ‘Don’t Mess with Lean Meat’

The 2015 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee (DGAC) in a closed-door meeting last month approved removal of lean meat from proposed healthy diet recommendations.  The advisory group is charged with revising Dietary Guidelines for Americans every five years. Taking exception, NCC … Read More >

12/18/14 - NCC Statement on Administration’s New Policy on Cuba

In response to President Obama’s announcement regarding the administration’s new policy changes regarding relations with Cuba, the National Chicken Council released the following statement: “The National Chicken Council and our members support the concept of free and fair trade. If … Read More >

12/11/14 - Poultry Industry Continues to Improve Worker Safety Record

Injury and illness rates down from year ago and down 80 percent since 1994 Washington, D.C. – The incidence of occupational injuries and illnesses within the poultry sector’s slaughter and processing workforce has fallen by 80 percent over the last … Read More >

12/09/14 - NCC Statement on Urban School Food Alliance Antibiotic Announcement

Attributable to Tom Super, National Chicken Council vice president of communications “We share in the goal of providing our school children with food that is healthy, safe and affordable. “Chicken is the most nutritious, versatile and affordable protein available, especially … Read More >

12/05/14 - Expert Panel Examines Video from North Carolina Broiler Farm

KANSAS CITY, MO. (Dec. 5, 2014) – The Center for Food Integrity’s (CFI) Animal Care Review Panel has examined video released this week from a North Carolina broiler farm. It is contained in a report produced by the group Compassion … Read More >

10/28/14 - Photos of 2014-15 NCC Officers

10/14/14 - Statement on WTO Decision Ruling against India’s Ban on US Poultry Imports

Washington, D.C. – Today’s announcement by the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) that the World Trade Organization has ruled against India in its ban on U.S. poultry imports is commended by the USA Poultry & Egg Export Council … Read More >

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