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Will consumers accept gene-edited poultry?

A lack of knowledge can hinder support for the new technology.
Gene editing technologies, like CRISPR, could help improve disease resistance and increase production in poultry. However, the technology remains controversial and consumer acceptance is not guaranteed.
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UCFW protests Tyson vaccine requirement

The union will meet with the meatpacking company to discuss concerns in the next few weeks.
The United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) raised objections to the recently-announced Tyson Foods vaccine mandate, citing concerns that the requirement did not wait until the vaccine was fully approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
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Poultry Tech Summit looks ahead to future challenges

The annual event focuses on the transition of innovative technologies into commercial applications to advance the poultry industry.
Keeping up with newly developed technologies and scientific innovations will help the poultry industry tackle problems like labor shortages, disease outbreaks and everchanging consumer demand.
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