Contract Broiler Growers Can Begin to Apply for Federal COVID-19 Relief on January 19

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today announced the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will provide additional assistance through the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP), …

New study confirms no association between higher line speeds and increased food safety risks

A new study that was pre-published on October 20 in the journal,┬áPoultry Science, analyzed data collected from July 2018 through July 2019 from 97 broiler …

NCC Posts New Video Focused on Poultry Line Speeds

NCC recently posted a new video that highlights the facts about poultry line speeds and outlines the measures chicken plants have taken to keep employees …

NCC Releases New Video Featuring Enhanced Safety Measures to Protect Processing Plant Employees

The National Chicken Council on Tuesday released a new video outlining how the chicken industry has enhanced safety measures in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. …

Multiple US Government and Global Health Agencies: Coronavirus not Transmitted by Food

The National Chicken Council today reaffirmed the safety of chicken and chicken products after China reportedly said chicken wings from Brazil tested positive for coronavirus. …

215 Poultry Facilities Recognized for Exceptional Safety Performance

The Joint Industry Safety and Health Council recently recognized 215 chicken and turkey facilities with safety awards. The companies were honored in recognition of their …