Revisit the eight blog posts that were read the most during 2019. 

1. Fair Oaks Farms under attack; who’s next?

Deven King: I’ve seen a lot of arguments circulating on social media concerning the videos released of Fair Oaks Farms. I want to say the way the animals in the video were being physically handled was undeniably revolting. 

2. Where is per capita poultry meat consumption highest?

Mark Clements: Have you ever wondered who are the biggest consumers of poultry meat, or where in the world per capita consumption of poultry meat is highest?

3. Why the Popeye's chicken sandwich is going viral

Austin Alonzo: I couldn’t believe it when I saw it: A chicken sandwich better than Chick-fil-A.

4. Why didn’t HSUS get the same bad press circus did?

Roy Graber: Throughout the entire period when animal rights group Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) and other like-minded organizations fought Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus over alleged mistreatment of elephants, plenty of bad press was given to the circus.


5. Sen. Warren trashes Tyson Foods before Tyson town visit

Roy Graber: If Sen. Elizabeth Warren wants to be the next president of the United States, she needs to start making better decisions.

6. Which countries consume the greatest volume of poultry meat?

Mark Clements: A large population alone is yet to equate to a high volume of meat consumption but, as incomes rise, it will be the largest populations that consume the most poultry meat.

7. Poultry collusion suit and things that make you go hmmm

Roy Graber: Another lawsuit has been filed that accuses many of the Top Poultry Companies in the United States of conspiring in an effort to raise the price of chicken.

8. New Pilgrim’s Pride CEO addresses impacts of ASF

Roy Graber: The global African swine fever (ASF) situation’s impact on Pilgrim’s Pride and the rest of the poultry industry is not lost on Jayson Penn, the company’s new global president and CEO.