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Suit accuses Wayne Farms of disability discrimination

Wayne Farms says it will dispute claims made by Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has filed a lawsuit, accusing poultry company Wayne Farms of illegally discriminating against disabled employees at its operation in Decatur, Alabama. Wayne Farms stated that it intends to dispute the claims.
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BRF chicken farms accepted into Certified Humane program

33 farms where broilers are raised for BRF’s Sadia brand meet certification requirements set by Humane Farm Animal Care
Humane Farm Animal Care (HFAC) has accepted BRF into its Certified Humane program for 33 of its chicken farms in Goiás, Brazil.
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PETA chicken memorial idea trivializes human fatalities

Animal rights group wants to erect a stone to memorialize chickens that were lost in a highway crash
People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) is pushing to have a stone memorial erected at the site where a truck transporting chickens crashed and an unknown number of those chickens died.
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Pakistan’s Punjab poultry sector receives a boost

Sadiq Group, University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences in Lahore, sign agreement to promote poultry production in Punjab
A memo of understanding agreed between partners from academia and the industry looks likely to offer new opportunities for the poultry industry of Punjab province.
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All or nothing in the conversion to cage-free

It’s necessary to educate the consumer and that the industry acts quickly to understand the changes that must be made for the production of cage-free eggs
It’s necessary to educate the consumer and that the industry acts quickly to understand the changes that must be made for the production of cage-free eggs.
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