NCC Congratulates Georgia Congressman David Scott on Being Elected Chairman of House Agriculture Committee

Washington, D.C. (December 4, 2020) – Congressman David Scott (D-GA) was chosen as the next chairman of the House Agriculture Committee for the 117th Congress, overwhelmingly …

President Trump Signs Executive Order to Keep Meat and Poultry Plants Operating

Washington, D.C – In response to President Trump’s Executive Order to keep meat and poultry plants operating during this national crisis, National Chicken Council President …

CDC Releases New Guidelines to Keep Poultry Processing Employees Safe and Protein Available for Americans

Washington, D.C. – The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) this week released industry-specific interim guidance …

NCC Joins in Advocating for Tax Relief for Essential Front Line Workers

As work begins on the next coronavirus response package, NCC joined more than two dozen associations representing the food industry in urging the administration to …

NCC Requests Relief for Chicken Farmers Affected by COVID-19

NCC on Friday sent a letter to U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue requesting relief for family farmers due to potential supply chain effects related …

Chicken Processors Redoubling Efforts to Keep Essential Workers Safe and Healthy

Washington, D.C. – “These are certainly trying and unprecedented times, and chicken processors are doing everything they can to 1) keep their employees safe and 2) …