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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

Infographic: GAP broiler standard commitments

List of foodservice and restaurant companies pledging to source broilers raised according to Global Animal Partnership standards growing
Companies in the restaurant and foodservice sectors are increasingly changing their policies concerning the sourcing of broiler chickens, making pledges to source only slower-growing broiler breeds that are raised according to the Global Animal Partnership (GAP) standards.
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Cranswick outperforms market growth in poultry, pork

UK pork and poultry company sees revenue increase 22.5 percent
With its business interests based in processing poultry and pig meat, U.K. food producer Cranswick has improved on its performance for the first six months of the financial year, and achieved a 22.5 percent increase in revenue for the 2017 accounting year to GBP1.245 billion (US$1.61 billion).
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Jennie-O Turkey store constructing new plant

New facility being built in Melrose, Minnesota, expected to increase production and efficiency while enhancing animal handling practices
Construction has started on a new Jennie-O Turkey Store processing plant in Melrose, Minnesota.
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Top US poultry company data sets now available to purchase

Exclusive broiler, turkey company data sets from WATTAgNet’s Top Poultry Companies database are now available for sale online.
Exclusive broiler, turkey company data sets from WATTAgNet’s Top Poultry Companies database are now available for sale online.
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Applegate unhappy with USDA for delay on organic rule

President of organic meat and poultry company urges others to submit comments of disapproval
The president of Applegate, a natural and organic prepared meats company, has criticized the USDA for pushing back the effective date of a new, final rule establishing stricter animal welfare standards for organic livestock and poultry.
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Wayne Farms breaks ground on innovation center

Facility in Decatur, Alabama, will be the center of research, development and product testing for Wayne Farms
Wayne Farms has broken ground on its future Customer Innovation Center, which is being constructed adjacent to the Wayne Farms Prepared Foods Complex in Decatur, Alabama. The new facility will be the center of research, development and product testing for the company.
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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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