NCC to Department of Labor: Independent Chicken Farmers are Properly Considered Independent Contractors

NCC recently filed public comments on a Labor Department proposed regulation that would modify how a worker is classified as an employee or an independent …

Consumers rely on chicken even as inflation affects prices

Braselton, GA – While consumers average rating for their current financial situation is in the middle between “poor” and “excellent,” 87 percent are buying more …

Nationwide Survey Reveals 81 Percent of Americans Want Clearer Product Labeling of Plant-Based ‘Chicken’

The National Chicken Council asks the Food and Drug Administration and U.S. Department of Agriculture for clearer guidance and strict enforcement of misleading product labels. …

USDA Announces New Regulatory Burdens on Chicken Industry

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Department of Agriculture today announced a proposed rule under the Packers and Stockyards Act that would do nothing to lower …

NCC Response to House Committee Report on COVID-19 Workplace Safety

Attributable to National Chicken Council (NCC) President Mike Brown:  “NCC member companies have long been committed to protecting and enhancing worker safety, a commitment that …

Applications Being Accepted for New Poultry Industry Innovation in Safety & Health Award

The Joint Industry Safety and Health Council is currently accepting applications for a new Innovation in Safety & Health Award program. The program is open …