See what 10 WATTPoultry.com articles and blogs were read the most during January 2021:

1. Tyson Foods agrees to settle in poultry collusion case

Tyson Foods, the largest poultry company in the United States, has reached an “agreement in principle” to settle a class-action lawsuit that alleged the company colluded with other major broiler companies in an effort to fix chicken prices and rig bids.

2. VIDEO: What to expect for the US egg industry in 2021

In a WATT Poultry Chat video interview, Chad Gregory, president and CEO of the United Egg Producers (UEP), spoke with Egg Industry Insight Managing Editor Deven King about what challenges may be in store for egg producers this year.

3. 2020 US egg industry, a year in review

The year 2020 was full of surprises and challenges associated with the global pandemic. 

4. Tyson Foods worker dies in accident at Texas facility

Tyson Foods team member was killed in a January 7 accident at its facility in Sherman, Texas.

5. 6 people dead after nitrogen leak at Prime Pak poultry plant

Six people were killed as a result of a liquid nitrogen leak at the Prime Pak Foods poultry processing plant in Gainesville, Georgia.

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6. Peco Foods to shift production, close 3 facilities

Peco Foods will close three facilities in Mississippi, shifting production to three other company facilities.

7. LinkedIn settles Wayne Farms lawsuit; impostor loose

When a fraudster posed as a sales manager for Wayne Farms on the social media platform LinkedIn, the poultry company knew it needed to take action.

8. Pilgrim’s agrees to pay $75M settlement in antitrust case

Pilgrim’s Pride has reached a deal to pay $75 million to its buyers to settle claims that the company colluded with other poultry producers to fix chicken prices and rig bids.

9. 4 common poultry leg issues explained

Leg problems are a prevalent cause of mortality, production losses and welfare issues in chickens and turkeys.

10: Humane League: You pledged cage-free eggs, so back it up (blog)

Roy Graber: Several hundred businesses – including restaurants, food processors, foodservice companies, grocery retailers, travel and hospitality companies, and distributors -- pledged several years ago that they would transition their entire egg supply to cage-free eggs.