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04/18/12 - NCC Statement in Response to ABC News Report on Proposed Poultry Inspection System

The National Chicken Council today released the following statement in response to an ABC News Report on the proposed poultry inspection system. Attribute to Ashley Peterson, Ph.D., National Chicken Council vice president of science and technology:  The proposed inspection system … Read More >

04/11/12 - NCC Blasts Vegan Group’s Misleading Claims about Supermarket Chicken

The National Chicken Council released the following statement today in response to the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, a pseudo-medical, vegan advocacy group, and its misleading claims about supermarket chicken.  Attributable to Ashley Peterson, Ph.D., vice president of science and … Read More >

03/19/12 - NCC Joins Poultry and Egg Industries to Request Increased Resources for the National Poultry Improvement Plan

To better assure the continued success of the National Poultry Improvement Plan (NPIP) which is directly vital to the U.S. poultry and egg industries and indirectly beneficial to the U.S. economy, the National Chicken Council in a letter sent March … Read More >

01/20/12 - USDA Proposes Rule to Update Poultry Slaughter Inspection System

Poultry Industry Supports Modernization and Flexibility to Improve Food Safety Washington, D.C. – January 20, 2012 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today announced a long-awaited proposed rule that would modernize the poultry slaughter inspection system in the United … Read More >

12/01/11 - Poultry Industry Reiterates Concerns Expressed in NAS Report on Release of Establishment-specific FSIS Data

The National Chicken Council, National Turkey Federation and U.S. Poultry and Egg Association reiterated numerous concerns that were expressed in a report released yesterday by the National Academy of Sciences' National Research Council titled, “The Potential Consequences of Public Release … Read More >

09/12/11 - Comments on “Draft Guidance for Industry: Questions and Answers Regarding the Final Rule, Prevention of Salmonella

Comments on “Draft Guidance for Industry – Questions and Answers Regarding the Final Rule, Prevention of Salmonella Enteritidis in Shell Eggs During Production, Storage, and Transportation

09/12/11 - Salmonella Verification Sampling Program; Response to Comments

Docket No. FSIS-2008-0008; Salmonella Verification Sampling Program; Response to Comments on New Agency Policies and Clarification of Timeline for Salmonella Initiative Program (SIP)

04/28/11 - NCC Comments on Florida Report on Food Safety

The National Chicken Council released today the following statement on the report published by the Emerging Pathogens Institute at the University of Florida: “The chicken industry takes food safety very seriously.  Over the years, the presence of potentially pathogenic microorganisms … Read More >

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