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Tyson Foods recalls 69,093 pounds of chicken strips

Products may be contaminated with extraneous pieces of metal
Tyson Foods is recalling approximately 69,093 pounds of frozen, ready-to-eat chicken strip products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically pieces of metal, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced.
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Chicken Farmers of Ontario recognizes consumer chicken product innovation

Chicken Farmers of Ontario (CFO) is pleased to announce the first recipient of the Ontario Chicken Innovation Award, co-applicants Grand River Foods and Maple Lodge Farms, who are collaborating to produce frozen, smoked chicken products using a proprietary process that is the first-of-its-kind in North America.
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Chicken nugget labels must mean something to HuffPost

Review offers recommendations on chicken nugget products viewed as healthy and those seen as less favorable
If you haven’t seen the recent review in the Huffington Post that lists what a panel of dietitians have listed as the healthiest frozen chicken nuggets, the ones that are “iffy” and the ones to avoid, it is worth reading.
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5 regulatory issues affecting feed mill managers in 2019

Find out how activities in Washington can affect the feed manufacturing industry
Several regulatory issues will affect feed mill managers throughout the remainder of 2019, according to Paul Davis, director of quality, animal food safety and education for the American Feed Industry Association (AFIA). Davis spoke Tuesday at the USPOULTRY Feed Mill Management Seminar in Nashville, Tennessee.
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Slower-growing broiler company Cooks Venture formed

Former Blue Apron executive is founder of company that will produce and process GAP-certified chicken
A new company has formed that will specialize in the production and processing of pasture-raised, slow-growth chickens that are third-party verified through the Global Animal Partnership (GAP) Step 4 program.
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