Information on global poultry, pig and animal feed markets.

North America


Hain Celestial encouraged by proposed Whole Foods deal

Amazon’s planned acquisition of Whole Foods market presents Hain with a ‘real opportunity to increase availability and household penetration’
Hain Celestial’s North American CEO says he does not know how Amazon’s proposed acquisition of Whole Foods Market will impact business, but he believes it could be a way for the company to increase its household penetration.
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Sanderson disputes false advertising lawsuit claims

Center for Food Safety, the Organic Consumers Association and Friends of the Earth allege Sanderson Farms chicken products are not ‘100% Natural’
Sanderson Farms is disputing a lawsuit that accuses the company of falsely advertising poultry products as “100% Natural.”
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Kent Nutrition Group to expand Deluxe Feeds

Expansion will allow company to offer wider variety of products, services
Deluxe Feeds Inc., a division of Kent Nutrition Group (KNG) in Muscatine, Iowa, will expand its Sheldon, Iowa, location, allowing the plant to better serve customers and offer a wider variety of products and services.
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OIE to establish a US-based liaison office

The Institute for Infectious Animal Diseases based in College Station, Texas, will host the office of the World Organisation for Animal Health
Following the Executive Order 13759 by which the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) has been designated as a Public International Organization entitled to enjoy certain privileges, exemptions and immunities, the OIE has announced it will establish a liaison office in the U.S. later this year.
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Tyson Foods has new high-tech animal welfare system

Company initiates use of video monitoring system, animal welfare specialists and controlled atmosphere stunning
Tyson Foods has launched a broad, new animal well-being initiative that combines the latest technology with high-touch monitoring and training to improve the care of chickens.
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