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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 >

05/23/19 - Poultry Industry Partners with OSHA on Safe + Sound Week

The U.S. Poultry & Egg Association (USPOULTRY), National Chicken Council (NCC) and National Turkey Federation (NTF) are pleased to again partner with the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration for Safe + Sound Week, Aug. 12 – 18. Safe + … Read More >

05/01/19 - NCC Says E15 Waiver Will Harm Chicken Producers; Asks for RFS ‘Off-Ramp’

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in March proposed regulatory changes to allow gasoline blended with up to 15 percent ethanol (E15) to take advantage of the 1-psi Reid Vapor Pressure (RVP) waiver for the summer months … Read More >

04/25/19 - Poultry is King of Proteins in International Poultry Council Outlook

As the International Poultry Council (IPC) took stock of the global protein outlook at its first semester meeting in New Orleans, La. last week, one economic reality riveted attention: Total world production of pork will decline in 2019 with poultry … Read More >

04/05/19 - U.S. Broiler Industry Creates Almost 200,000 New Jobs, Economic Output Up 11 Percent in Two Years

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The broiler chicken industry provides 1,393,739 jobs, $76.5 billion in wages, $347 billion in total economic activity and $27 billion in government revenue, according to an updated economic impact study that highlights the positive impact the poultry … Read More >

03/08/19 - USDA, FDA Announce Agreement to Regulate Cell-Cultured Food Products

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Thursday announced a formal agreement to jointly oversee the production of human … Read More >

02/21/19 - Poultry Industry Safety Recognition Award Applications Being Accepted

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Joint Poultry Industry Safety Award Program is currently accepting applications from poultry industry facilities with outstanding safety programs. The program is open to National Chicken Council, National Turkey Federation and U.S. Poultry & Egg Association members with … Read More >

01/23/19 - Americans to Eat More than 1.3 Billion Chicken Wings for Super Bowl

National Chicken Council calls on President Trump to declare day-after Super Bowl a national holiday Washington, D.C. – Will Americans be ‘winging it’ for the Big Game? The National Chicken Council (NCC) today released its annual Chicken Wing Report, and … Read More >

01/04/19 - NCC Releases White Paper on Salmonella Performance Standards, Categories

History In 1996, as part of the Pathogen Reduction; Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP) Systems; Final Rule, FSIS introduced the Salmonella verification program, which established pathogen reduction performance standards for a variety of FSIS-inspected product classes including whole … Read More >

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