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Sofina Foods recalls chicken over Salmonella concerns

Products were connected to an earlier-announced Salmonella outbreak that caused 13 Canadians to become ill
Sofina Foods is recalling some of its Janes brand frozen uncooked breaded chicken products because of possible Salmonella contamination.
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NCC, NAMI applaud rescinding of GIPSA rules

USDA withdraws Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Administration’s rules on competitive injury, unfair practices and undue preferences
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is withdrawing the Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Administration’s (GIPSA) interim final rule (IFR) on competitive injury, and its proposed rule on unfair practices and undue preferences.
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City considers regulations aimed at poultry plant odors

City council in West Columbia, South Carolina, proposes rules after receiving complaints about odors coming from House of Raeford poultry plant
The West Columbia city council in South Carolina is considering implementing a set of rules aimed at controlling odors that residents complain are coming from House of Raeford Farms’ poultry plant in the city.
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Rose Acre puts cage-free housing construction on hold

Cage-free egg demand is lower than the supply, prompting decision
Because consumer demand for more expensive cage-free eggs remains low and a glut of cage-free eggs exists, Rose Acre Farms is at least temporarily discontinuing the addition of cage-free laying systems.
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