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, Poultry Science, analyzed data collected from July 2018 through July 2019 from 97 broiler …

NCC Joins in Urging Congress to Support Food Industry Workers in Next Aid Package

NCC today joined a broad group of food industry associations in a letter requesting that Congress support food industry workers, which are considered essential critical …

Senate Confirms Dr. Mindy Brashears as USDA Under Secretary for Food Safety

The U.S. Senate last night confirmed by unanimous consent the nomination of Dr. Mindy Brashears to be U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Under Secretary for …

Meat Sales Surged 77% the Week of March 15 Amid Growing COVID-19 Cases

By: Anne-Marie Roerink, President, 210 Analytics LLC and Chris DuBois, SVP Protein Practice, IRI. All data and insights are by IRI and 210 Analytics. Week ending …

APHIS Leadership Signs Poultry Regionalization Agreement with China

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) today announced a regionalization agreement with China for safe trade of poultry products, …

Department of Homeland Security Deems Food, Agriculture Sector as Critical

In light of the state-by-state restrictions, curfews, shelter in place, and other issues impacting business continuity, yesterday the Department of Homeland Security issued “Guidance on …