Press Releases & Statements

06/08/18 - Poultry Industry Partners with OSHA on Safe + Sound Week

The National Chicken Council (NCC), U.S. Poultry & Egg Association (USPOULTRY) and National Turkey Federation (NTF) are proud to partner with the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration on Safe + Sound Week, Aug. 13–17. Safe + Sound Week represents … Read More >

05/07/18 - President Trump Appoints New Under Secretary for Food Safety at USDA

President Trump on Friday announced his intent to nominate Dr. Mindy Brashears of Texas, to be the Under Secretary for Food Safety at the Department of Agriculture, the nation’s top food safety post. The position has been vacant since December, … Read More >

04/13/18 - NCC, Poultry Groups Thank Senate for Confirmation of Andrew Wheeler as EPA Deputy Administrator

The National Chicken Council, U.S. Poultry & Egg Association and National Turkey Federation today thanked the Senate for its action in confirming Andrew Wheeler as Deputy Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Wheeler brings deep expertise in environmental law … Read More >

03/23/18 - Poultry Industry Hails Passage of CERCLA Reporting Exemptions in Omnibus

U.S. poultry and egg producers praised Congress for passing legislation that provides farmers relief from federal emergency response laws that were never intended to apply to routine, non-emergency farming and ranching activities. Included in the omnibus government spending packaging approved … Read More >

03/16/18 - South Korea adopts regionalization policy, limiting potential restrictions on U.S poultry exports

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U. S. poultry and egg industry heralds the announcement that South Korea’s Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs has adopted a regionalization policy, which will prevent a countrywide ban on U.S. exports to Korea in … Read More >

03/15/18 - Congress Adds Momentum to Restoring CERCLA Exemptions

WASHINGTON, D.C. – With a federal court order in six weeks set to impose a massive reporting deadline on farmers, the National Turkey Federation, National Chicken Council, U.S. Poultry & Egg Association, and United Egg Producers applauded Wednesday’s bi-partisan House … Read More >

02/28/18 - China Removes Duties On US Chicken But Market Remains Closed to US Poultry And Egg Exports

Washington, D.C. – China’s decision to drop anti-dumping and anti-subsidy duties as of Tuesday on U.S. broilers was welcomed by the U.S. industry, but the decision is not expected to have any immediate, direct impact because the China market remains … Read More >

02/21/18 - Applications Being Accepted for Poultry Industry Safety Recognition Awards

The Joint Poultry Industry Safety Award Program is 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 poultry processing plants, … Read More >

02/14/18 - Poultry Groups Praise Significant Breakthrough Restoring CERCLA Exemptions

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The National Chicken Council, National Turkey Federation, U.S. Poultry & Egg Association and United Egg Producers praised a breakthrough bipartisan bill introduced today by 20 senators to correct a pending federal court requirement that nearly a quarter … Read More >

01/24/18 - Americans to Eat 1.35 Billion Chicken Wings for Super Bowl

Fans flock to bone-in wings, choose ranch as the #1 dipping sauce in new nationwide poll Washington, D.C. – The National Chicken Council today released its annual Chicken Wing Report, which  projects  Americans’ consumption of the unofficial menu staple of … Read More >

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