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Poultry Processing & Slaughter

Find the latest articles, news and analysis from the editors of WATT PoultryUSA, Poultry International and Egg Industry magazines on the transport and conversion (slaughter) of live poultry into raw chicken products that are processed and further processed for human consumption.

ARTICLES

Tyson poultry plant suspends production after fire

Tyson Foods evaluating damage at poultry plant in Vicksburg, Mississippi
A Tyson Foods poultry plant in Vicksburg, Mississippi will not be operating this week after it was badly damaged by a fire that occurred on the evening of February 17.
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4 keys to US poultry industry profitability in 2017

The U.S. poultry industry's profit outlook is positive in 2017, but improvement in the world economy and smooth trading relations are needed
The U.S. poultry industry's profit outlook is positive in 2017, but improvement in the world economy and smooth trading relations are needed.
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4 regions where meat consumption will increase most

USDA’s chief economist briefs House Agriculture Committee on global meat and poultry trade
Meat consumption is expected increase the most in four key regions of the world – Sub-Saharan Africa, North Africa, Southeast Asia and the Middle East – during the next decade, a USDA official said.
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Chicken sausage processed in Puerto Rico recalled

Nearly 1 million pounds of chicken sausage distributed in Puerto Rico and Florida contained monosodium glutamate not declared on labels
Century Packing Corp., a Las Piedras, Puerto Rico establishment, is recalling approximately 999,419 pounds of thermally processed, commercially sterile, chicken sausage products due to misbranding.
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Kraft Heinz net income up sharply in Q4 2016

Parent company of Oscar Mayer and Lunchables sees significant financial improvement
The Kraft Heinz Company, parent company of Oscar Mayer and Lunchables,on February 15 reported financial results for the fourth quarter of fiscal year 2016 that reflected significant gains from cost savings, the redemption of preferred stock and lower taxes versus the prior year period.
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SEC investigation of Hain Celestial hurts stock value

Shares drop sharply after company reveals its accounting practices are in question
Hain Celestial shares have been down sharply since the company revealed that it is being investigated by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for its accounting practices.
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EVENTS

Industry Event

XX Congress of the World Veterinary Poultry Association

9/3/17 to 9/8/17
Edinburgh
United Kingdom
XX Congress of the World Veterinary Poultry Association
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