The latest articles, analysis and information on managing turkey production, nutritional and health information, housing systems and technology and bird welfare practices to help poultry producers maximize flock performance and yields from the editors of WATT PoultryUSA and Poultry International magazines.
Parent company of Oscar Mayer and Lunchables sees significant financial improvement
February 15, 2017
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.
Certified Responsible Antibiotic Use designation makes turkey eligible for School Food Focus K-12 meals
February 6, 2017
Cargill’s Shady Brook Farms brand is the first line of turkey products to earn the Certified Responsible Antibiotic Use (CRAU) designation, which complies with the School Food Focus program’s K-12 meal eligibility requirements across the U.S.
The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) is projecting production of broilers, turkeys and eggs to rise in 2017, according to estimates in its most recent World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates report, issued on January 12.
The poultry industry is in a particularly strong position to support sustainable development around the world, and is well positioned to work with the United Nations’ 15-year initiative, Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).