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New Zealand poultry sector refutes added-water claims

Commerce Commission receives complaint that so much water came out of chicken it was ‘almost impossible’ to cook in a pan
Allegations that poultry companies are pumping water into raw chicken products in order to make it heavier are not true, Poultry Industry Association of New Zealand (PIANZ) Executive Director Michael Brooks said.
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Why consumers buy cage-free eggs may surprise you

Consumers view free-range and cage-free eggs as more nutritious and safer and are less concerned by the hen’s welfare than may have been thought.
A small Australian survey has found that consumers that buy free-range eggs are not solely motivated by hen welfare, but see positive benefits accruing to themselves though buying "happy eggs."
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Tegel chairman James Ogden resigns

He had served New Zealand’s largest poultry company in that capacity for about a year
James Ogden has resigned from the chairmanship of New Zealand poultry company Tegel Group, effective immediately.
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Australia poultry industry leader Gary Sansom dies

He was serving as executive officer of the Australian Chicken Growers Council and president of the Australian Chicken Meat Federation at the time of his death
Gary Sansom, executive officer of the Australian Chicken Growers Council (ACGC) and president of the Australian Chicken Meat Federation (ACMF), has died.
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