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

Agrifood Angle

Roy Graber combines his Midwestern farming background with his knowledge of economics and agriculture policy to offer a deeper look at the poultry and pig industries.

What does US-China trade deal mean for poultry industry?

Document on U.S. Trade Representative website offers some insights about parts of the agreement and how it affects the poultry sector
Phase One of a trade deal between the United States and China was signed by both parties on January 15, but many questions have been asked since the signing ceremony was held.
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Maple Leaf Foods brightens birthday after cake goof

Family of 8-year-old boy ordered a Toronto Maple Leafs birthday cake, but instead got one with the Maple Leaf Foods logo
Ordinarily, when people think of Maple Leaf Foods, they tend to think of meat and poultry products, or possibly even plant-based protein products.
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Foster Farms innovates with new product lines

CEO Dan Huber highlights some of the company's latest initiatives in interview with The Modesto Bee
Foster Farms, the largest poultry producer in the western half of the United States, has made some meaningful strides in innovation in the past year, a recent news article indicated.
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Arizona Mirror seems to back animal rights agenda

Arizona news organization appears to be promoting anti-Hickman’s Egg Ranch more than the animal rights group that filmed it
An animal rights activist with the group Direct Action Everywhere (DxE) admitted to a reporter she and another member of the group trespassed at a Hickman’s Egg Ranch facility in order to shoot a video that would paint the company in an unfavorable light.
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Influencer’s carnivore diet experiment disappoints

Alyse Parker said she felt healthier after only eating meat and poultry products, but she also perpetuated stereotypes about animal agriculture production
Online influencer Alyse Parker, a former vegan, conducted an experiment in which she ate only meat and eggs over a 30-day period.
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