As 2021 draws to a close, these are the 10 blog posts that were read the most during the past 12 months:

McDonald’s chicken sandwich no match for Chick-fil-A

Austin Alonzo: On March 24, 2021, I decided to give the Golden Arches’ new, fried chicken sandwich a try and was definitely disappointed.

Nicholas Kristof's chicken column misses the mark

Austin Alonzo: A recent op-ed piece published in the New York Times is below the standards of that organization, and its author, and does a disservice to its readers and the industry it criticizes by publishing falsehoods and misleading statements.

Attorney Chris P. Poultry ad campaign shows pure genius

Roy Graber: I have seen many clever advertising campaigns over the years, but few in recent history have made me laugh quite as much as Jollibee’s Chris P. Poultry, chicken sandwich attorney campaign.

Cage-free legislation is a logistical nightmare for retailers

Deven King: It should come as no surprise that New Mexico Senate Bill 347 has been introduced to force cage-free egg production and the sales of cage-free produced eggs.

How will Sanderson deal impact Laurel, Mississippi?

Roy Graber: As we have examined the pending sale of Sanderson Farms, there have been many questions. But one hasn’t yet been explored by WATT Global Media: How will it affect Laurel, Mississippi?


Short film reveals incredible insights into eggshell surface

Mark Clements: How to stand out from the crowd? Online that’s not easy, there is simply so much competition, and for a product that is as everyday as an egg, the job becomes even harder.

The 'no to cage-free' at the OIE from some Latin Americans

Benjamin Ruiz: The World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) carried out last week its virtual 88th general session.

60 million poultry could starve to death in Colombia

Benjamin Ruiz: The political crisis in Colombia is going through difficult days. Roads have been blocked by protestors, and there are more than 60 million birds trapped in the main poultry production regions of Colombia that could die because of a lack of feed. 

Swiss launch world’s first plant-based hard-boiled eggs

Mark Clements: The word’s first plant-based hard-boiled eggs have been launched in Switzerland.

US broiler industry less concentrated than 15 years ago

Terrence O’Keefe: The recently announced merger of Sanderson Farms and Wayne Farms would still leave the U.S. broiler industry less concentrated than it was in 2006.