News and analysis for the global poultry industry.

Articles by Deven King

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US egg producers discuss Dutch Fipronil contamination

The pesticide is causing an uproar in countries other than the Netherlands
At a recent regional United Egg Producers (UEP) briefing in Des Moines, Iowa, U.S. egg farmers discussed the current challenges being faced by the egg industry in the Netherlands related to the use of the pesticide Fipronil.
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Online grocery ordering, delivery and the future of retail

Executives for Blue Apron, retail grocery chains and quick-service restaurant companies say home delivery of perishable items will continue to grow.
Executives for Blue Apron, retail grocery chains and quick-service restaurant companies say home delivery of perishable items will continue to grow.
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Social media is the new customer service

Consumers are using social media to connect with agriculture producers rather than using face-to-face interaction
Consumers would rather post their complaints on social media than have a face-to-face conversation with retailers or producers. This is the new normal for various generations.
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Canada confirms 45 PEDV positive sites

PEDV has been found in 45 sites in Southeast Manitoba, Canada according to the Manitoba Pork Council.
Since May of this year, there have been 45 porcine epidemic diarrhea virus (PEDV) cases confirmed in Manitoba, Canada, according to the Manitoba government website. Prior to May there had only been 10 cases since 2014.
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Clean label offers poultry industry new opportunities

Poultry producers raise the bar at the production line with respect to clean labeling to meet and maintain the needs of their consumers.
Poultry producers raise the bar at the production line with respect to clean labeling to meet and maintain the needs of their consumers.
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Why ag producers should approach consumers differently

A recent study shows that data backed by professional opinions should push producers to change their ways of dealing with consumers, and let emotion and passion tell the ag story.
Professionals are urging producers in the agriculture industry to take a more emotional approach to their relationship with consumers after evaluating results from The International Food Information Council Foundation (IFIC) that released their findings from the 2017 study they conducted to better inform both consumers and producers of the agriculture industry.
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US pork industry may face costly GIPSA regulations

National Pork Producers Council: Government is currently holding off GIPSA rules, saving producers millions
Pork producers are currently faced the possibility of regulations from the Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Administration (GIPSA) rule that could cost the industry $420 million annually or $4 per head
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