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on May 24, 2018

Sanderson: Backyard Newcastle case of no consequence

Mexico briefly halted imports of US poultry, but all other markets to place restrictions were immaterial, CEO says

Export restrictions on U.S. poultry that followed the recent detection of virulent Newcastle disease in a California backyard flock did not have any meaningful effect on Sanderson Farms’ operations, company officials said.

On May 18, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) confirmed the presence…

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