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06/24/15 -

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Senate this afternoon, following the House, voted to pass Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) legislation by a vote of 60-38, sending TPA to the president’s desk for his signature. “NCC applauds the Senate for action and we … Read More >

06/12/15 - House Passes TPA, But Not a Done Deal

The U.S. House of Representatives this afternoon passed Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) legislation, by a vote of 219-211. In a vote immediately preceding TPA, however, the House voted down Trade Assistance Adjustment (TAA), 302-126. Both must pass before going to … Read More >

06/06/15 - US, South Africa Reach Deal on US Chicken Imports

The National Chicken Council and USA Poultry & Egg Export Federation released the following statement in response to the agreement reached by the United States and South Africa to end South African tariffs on U.S. chicken imports: “We’re pleased with … Read More >

06/04/15 - WTO Hands US Poultry Producers Resounding Win in Indian Trade Dispute

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today’s announcement by the World Trade Organization’s (WTO) Appellate Body rejecting India’s appeal of its ban on U.S. poultry imports is commended by the USA Poultry & Egg Export Council (USAPEEC) and the National Chicken Council (NCC). … Read More >

06/02/15 - Chicken Council Supports Responsible Antibiotic Use, Veterinary Oversight

NCC’s Peterson participates in today’s ‘White House Forum on Antibiotic Stewardship’ WASHINGTON, D.C. – National Chicken Council Senior Vice President of Scientific and Regulatory Affairs, Ashley Peterson, Ph.D., today joined more than 150 animal and human health stakeholders at a … Read More >

05/29/15 - EPA Hindsight is 20/20, Mandates 2014 Biofuel Volumes 18 Months Late

Foresight blurry, however, as ’16 proposed volumes likely to break blend wall, drive up food costs May 29, 2015 – The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today has re-issued the 2014 Renewable Fuel Standards (RFS) required volume obligations, a full 18 … Read More >

05/18/15 - ‘Last Week Tonight’ Gives One-Sided View of Partnership between Farmers, Chicken Companies

The National Chicken Council released the following statement in response to a “Last Week Tonight” episode about contract poultry farming in the United States: Chicken companies work closely with their farmers to build relationships based on a shared goal of … Read More >

05/12/15 - Questions & Answers about Salmonella

Food safety is the top priority for companies that produce and process chicken products in the United States, and the industry prides itself on delivering safe, affordable and wholesome food both domestically and abroad.  Chicken producers continue to meet food … Read More >

04/22/15 - Senate Finance Committee Votes to Hold South Africa Accountable for Blocking US Chicken

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The United States Senate Committee on Finance earlier today approved unanimously by voice vote language that would put pressure on South Africa to remove unfair limits on American chicken imports. The bipartisan amendment, sponsored by Senator Johnny … Read More >

04/16/15 - Trade Promotion Authority Bill Introduced in House, Senate

Bill needed to strengthen U.S. position on trade deals, create jobs Washington, D.C. – Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch (R-Utah), Ranking Member Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) and House Ways and Means Chairman Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) today introduced bipartisan, bicameral Trade … Read More >

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