Press Releases & Statements

10/02/19 - National Chicken Council Unveils New Sustainability Resources

Videos, infographics, farmer testimonials, FAQs highlight chicken’s environmental journey WASHINGTON, D.C. – With the help of technology, modern breeding, nutrient management, feed conversion and improved animal husbandry practices, chicken producers in the U.S. have significantly reduced the use of water, … Read More >

09/25/19 - NCC Applauds Signing of US-Japan Trade Deal

Washington, D.C. (September 25, 2019) – The United States and Japan outlined initial details of a trade deal today as the countries work on details of a broader agreement in the coming months.  Under the agreement, frozen U.S. poultry will be among … Read More >

09/04/19 - Poultry Industry Announces Alliance with OSHA

Washington, D.C. – The poultry industry has long recognized the importance of establishing collaborative relationships to promote employee health and safety practices and to develop programs to enhance poultry workplaces. As such, the industry is pleased the U.S. Department of … Read More >

08/28/19 - NCC Statement on Georgia Senator Johnny Isakson’s Upcoming Retirement

Attributable to National Chicken Council President Mike Brown:  “I want to thank Senator Isakson for his distinguished service in the U.S. Senate. He has been a leader on many issues of national importance and is recognized by his peers for … Read More >

08/26/19 - U.S. Poultry, Egg Industries Welcome Announcement of Japan Trade Agreement

Washington, D.C. (August 26, 2019) – U.S. poultry and egg organizations welcome the announcement of a trade agreement between the United States and Japan, an achievement that stands to benefit our industry.   “Frozen chicken, turkey, and processed egg products will … Read More >

08/14/19 - Record Number of Poultry Facilities Recognized for Outstanding Safety Performance

Destin, Fla., Aug. 14, 2019 – During the 2019 National Safety Conference for the Poultry Industry in Destin, Florida, a record 230 chicken and turkey facilities received safety awards by the Joint Industry Safety and Health Council. The companies were … Read More >

08/12/19 - NCC Reaches Out to President Trump Regarding Recent ICE Actions in Mississippi

As a result of the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officers arresting approximately 680 people in sweeping raids at seven sites in six different cities in Mississippi on Wednesday, August 7,  the National Chicken Council sent the following letter … Read More >

07/26/19 - US consumers buy chicken for versatility, value, variety: New suvery

Charleston, S.C. – Chicken purchasers cite more positive attributes than purchasers of beef, pork, fish and plant-based meat proteins, according to new research presented today at the 2019 Chicken Marketing Summit. The National Chicken Council (NCC) and WATT Global Media … Read More >

06/27/19 - Delmarva Growers Featured in New NCC National Video on Sustainability

Washington, D.C. – Further delivering on its commitment to transparency, the National Chicken Council (NCC) unveiled a new video featuring four chicken farms in Maryland and Delaware, that offers consumers a first-hand look onto the farms and their various sustainability … Read More >

06/03/19 - New Survey Examines Consumers’ Understanding of the Environmental Impact of Chicken Production

National Chicken Council Seeks to Bridge the Gap Between Consumer Perception & Reality Detroit – (June 3, 2019) – Further delivering on its commitment to transparency, the National Chicken Council (NCC) today unveiled the findings of its new nationwide survey … Read More >

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