Mike Brown Retires from NCC; Gary Kushner Named Interim President

WASHINGTON, D.C. – After serving for more than 13 years, Mike Brown has retired from his role as President of the National Chicken Council (NCC), …

NCC Statement on ‘Poultry Grower Payment and Capital Improvement’ Proposed Rule

The National Chicken Council (NCC) today released the following statement in response to the announcement of USDA’s new proposed rule, “Poultry Grower Payment Systems and …

NCC Says New Salmonella Regulation Sets Dangerous Precedent, will Cost Jobs and Increase Food Waste

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) today announced its final determination to declare Salmonella an adulterant …

Applications Now Being Accepted for the Poultry Industry Safety Recognition Award

The Joint Poultry Industry Safety Award Program is currently accepting applications from poultry industry facilities with outstanding safety programs. The award program is open to …

EPA’s New Wastewater Guidelines will Result in Plant Closures, Job Losses, Increased Costs

The National Chicken Council said in comments submitted yesterday the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) proposed wastewater guidelines will result in establishment closures, job losses, increased …

NCC Says USDA’s Inclusive Competition Rule is Latest in Regulatory Onslaught

The National Chicken Council (NCC) today expressed deep concern about the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Agriculture Marketing Service Rule, “Inclusive Competition and Market Integrity Under …