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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.


Lincoln Premium Poultry reaching out to Nebraska county

Company representative meets with commissioners in Nebraska’s Madison County to inform them 3 grower applications from county farmers have been received
A representative from Lincoln Premium Poultry met with the Madison County Commission in Nebraska to advise county officials that three farmers from there had submitted applications to raise chickens for the plant that the company will operate to process chicken for sale in Costco stores.
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IFA: Irish poultry sector has potential for more growth

The industry’s major players are expanding, and government support would help with further growth, says Irish Farmers’ Association poultry chairman
The poultry sector of Ireland is in a state of expansion, and in a good position to continue to grow, said National Poultry Chairman Nigel Renaghan, Irish Farmers’ Association.
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County withdraws support for proposed Tyson complex

Leavenworth County Commission in Kansas rescinds resolution of intent to issue as much as $500 million in industrial revenue bonds to Tyson Foods
The Leavenworth (Kansas) County Commission voted to rescind a resolution of intent to provide financial incentives for Tyson Foods for a proposed poultry complex in the community of Tonganoxie.
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Kansas legislators vow to oppose planned Tyson plant

Public meeting reveals consensus that residents do not want poultry complex in Leavenworth County, Kansas
After hearing only opposition to Tyson Foods’ plans to build a poultry complex in Leavenworth County, Kansas, a trio of state legislators promised to work to keep the project from becoming a reality.
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Maple Leaf Foods fined CA$120,000 after worker injured

Pallet holding load of deboned chicken slips and causes injuries to worker
Maple Leaf Foods was fined CA$120,000 (US$98,635) after a worker was injured and the company pleaded guilty of violating the Occupational Health and Safety Act.
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Bell & Evans' owner talks US poultry production on ‘Dr. Oz’

Bell & Evans' owner Scott Sechler to appear on upcoming ‘Dr. Oz’ episode to discuss American poultry practices in chicken producer panel.

Poultry company Bell & Evans' owner, Scott Sechler, will appear on the September 20 episode of "The Dr. Oz Show," “In Defense of American Chicken," to discuss American poultry practices in a panel alongside two other chicken producers.

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Kansas legislators to hold forum on planned Tyson plant

Residents in Leavenworth County have concerns about how a Tyson poultry complex may change the area
Three Kansas state legislators have scheduled a public forum to hear concerns about Tyson Foods’ plans to build a poultry complex in the community of Tonganoxie.
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Pilgrim's acquires Moy Park for US$1.3 billion

Moy Park will retain its headquarters in Northern Ireland, as well as existing management and staff
Pilgrim's has acquired Moy Park, a leading poultry and prepared foods supplier with operations in the United Kingdom and Continental Europe, from JBS S.A.
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