News and analysis for the global poultry industry.

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.
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Gallup: Agriculture is most trusted industry in US

Meanwhile, the grocery and restaurant industries also are earning respect

It seems like the agrifood industry is always being criticized and is always under attack, and professionals in the industry feel like they must continually defend themselves and their practices.


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Even Moses knew about biosecurity

Basic biosecurity principles have been the same for centuries, but there are still opportunities for improvement, Wayne Farms veterinarian says

Dr. Joel Cline, corporate veterinarian for Wayne Farms, says the basic principles of biosecurity in the poultry industry have not changed in decades.


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COOL issue won’t quite simmer down

While mandatory country of origin labeling appears a moot point now, a similar and voluntary Product of the USA Labeling option is being examined
Despite the fact that the World Trade Organization (WTO) on multiple occasions deemed country of origin labeling (COOL) for U.S. meat and poultry products as inconsistent with free-trade standards, COOL is an issue that still persists.
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Videos honor, highlight women of USAPEEC

International Women’s Day should be observed every day, says USAPEEC president
If you haven’t seen the videos posted on YouTube by the USA Poultry & Egg Export Council in observance of International Women’s Day, which was March 8, you certainly should check them out.
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Break a leg? You just might if you don’t eat meat

UK study shows vegans and vegetarians may be at a higher risk of bone fractures
While proponents of vegan and vegetarian diets like to promote them as healthier than diets that include meat, a study in the United Kingdom indicates that meat eaters generally have better bone health.
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