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Roy Graber

Roy Graber

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Key tips to good litter management between flocks

Taking steps to ensure litter is properly managed can contribute to the overall success of the incoming flock
When poultry growers are between flocks, practicing good litter management is important to setting up the success of the next flock, Amy Syester, ChemTrade Logistics, said.
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New York suit accuses Hillandale Farms of price gouging

Attorney General Letitia James says company unfairly raised prices of more than 4 million cartons of eggs
New York Attorney General Letitia James filed a lawsuit against Hillandale Farms, accusing the company of illegally gouging the prices of eggs during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Former Tyson CEO Tom Hayes takes helm at Ocean Spray

Chairman of cooperative involving more than 700 cranberry farmers says Hayes is ‘ideally suited to lead Ocean Spray into its second century'
Tom Hayes, former president and CEO of Tyson Foods has been chosen to be the president and CEO of Ocean Spray Cranberries Inc.
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Happy Egg Co. receives kosher certification

Orthodox Union verifies Happy Egg products and its production comply with kosher law requirements
Products from The Happy Egg Co. received Kosher certification by the Orthodox Union (OU), the world's largest and most widely recognized kosher certification agency.
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4 indicted after 2019 ICE raids of poultry plants

Managers for A&B and Pearl River Foods charged with harboring illegal immigrants, assisting in representing false citizenship and obtaining fake Social Security cards, lying to law enforcement, wire fraud and aggravated identity theft
Four people have been indicted on federal charges stemming from the 2019 U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) raids of Mississippi poultry plants and agrifood businesses and the subsequent investigations.
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