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Ranking Canadian provinces by avian influenza cases

Seven provinces have had confirmed cases of avian flu, ranging from two cases to 37

Canada, as of November 16, has reported 122 cases of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) in commercial poultry flocks. See how each of those provinces rank in terms of the number of flocks affected.

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Tyson CEO 'perfectly comfortable' with leadership changes

Donnie King stresses that Stewart Glendinning is an experienced branded foods business leader and John R. Tyson has been involved with the business ‘essentially his whole life’

Tyson Foods CEO Donnie King defended the company’s recent decision to shuffle its executive team, saying he feels “perfectly comfortable” with the changes.

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Tyson Foods reviewing incident involving CFO’s arrest

John R. Tyson apologizes to shareholders for behavior that led to his arrest on suspicion of public intoxication and criminal trespass

Tyson Foods is conducting an independent review of the events that led to the November 6 arrest of John R. Tyson, the recently appointed chief financial officer of the company.

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More Pennsylvania turkeys lost to avian influenza

Two more flocks in Lehigh County are reported, while more information is shared about a previously reported case

Cases of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) continue to be confirmed in Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, with the two most recent cases involving a commercial meat turkey flock and a commercial breeder tom flock.

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How states rank by bird losses to avian influenza

Half of the states in the nation have lost birds in commercial operations to the virus, with those numbers ranging from 1,700 to nearly 15.5 million

The number of birds in commercial poultry and gamebird operations to be lost to highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) in the United States in 2022 is steadily approaching 50 million, with 25 of the 50 states having at least one confirmed case of HPAI.

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Maple Leaf not struggling to staff new poultry plant

600 people are expected to be employed at plant in London, Ontario, by the end of the year

As Maple Leaf Foods starts to begin the production of saleable products at its new value-added poultry plant in London, Ontario, the company has so far found the hiring process to go rather smoothly.

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Which states have had most flocks hit by avian flu?

Half of the states in the U.S. have had commercial flocks infected with avian influenza in 2022, ranging from 1 to 77 cases

Highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) has led to the loss of at least one commercial flock in exactly half of the U.S. states so far in 2022.

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