See what 10 WATTPoultry.com articles and blogs were read the most during October 2020:
Six more people – including former Pilgrim’s Pride CEO Bill Lovette, have been indicted on federal antitrust charges related to allegations they conspired to fix prices and rig bids for broiler chicken products.
Eggs produced by Canada’s Hilly Acres Farms are being recalled due to possible Salmonella contamination, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) announced.
Deven King: The U.S. presidential election is quickly approaching, and it is no secret that the two candidates have two completely different plans for the handling of the pandemic.
2020 was a tumultuous year. COVID-19 posed numerous challenges for the poultry industry, from worker shortages to interruptions throughout the supply chain.
COVID-19 dominated news headlines in 2020, but the poultry industry is very familiar with another coronavirus called infectious bronchitis, Dr. Mark Jackwood, Department head and Professor in the Department of Population Health, Poultry Diagnostics and Research Center at the University of Georgia explained.
Roy Graber: Perdue Farms was put in a position to where it had to defend itself after a U.S. senator, also named Perdue, made comments that were deemed disrespectful to fellow senator and vice presidential candidate Kamala Harris.
Pilgrim’s Pride Corporation entered into a plea agreement with the United States Department of Justice Antitrust Division in respect to the federal agency’s investigation into allegations that Pilgrim’s and other top poultry companies conspired to fix prices and rig bids for broiler chicken products.
Poultry industry economist Dr. Paul Aho said we are now living in the portal to the post-COVID-19 world, and once we pass through that portal, the global poultry industry could be very different.
An advanced robotic system designed to perform butterfly and shoulder cuts was successful in its first poultry processing plant trials.