News and analysis on the global poultry
and animal feed industries.

Food Safety and Processing Perspective

Terrence O’Keefe, WATT’s content director, provides his perspective on everything from animal agriculture trends that impact our food chain to food-safety related issues affecting chicken and egg production. O’Keefe has covered the poultry industry as an editor for more than a decade and also brings his experience in plant management and poultry production to comment on today’s issues.

US egg farmers will cheer all-day Egg McMuffins

McDonald’s franchisees voted last week to approve a move to all-day breakfast at its 14,300 U.S. restaurants on October 6. The company has been test marketing the all-day breakfast and the results have encouraged the nation’s largest restaurant chain to serve breakfast items all day.
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My daily 3 egg breakfast and lower serum cholesterol

Last August, I faced a little bit of a health dilemma: I had been treated for high serum cholesterol levels and hypertension for more than a decade, but the blood pressure medicine wasn’t really controlling my hypertension anymore. I knew I needed to make some changes, because I had run out of pharmaceutical options. My cholesterol levels responded well to the medication, but my blood pressure was too high.
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