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.
Buffalo Wild Wings

Is another major chicken wing campaign coming?

Buffalo Wild Wings notices substantial increase in chicken wings in cold storage, suspecting some company is planning a wing promotion
Is a leading U.S. restaurant chain preparing to launch a national campaign in which chicken wings will be the featured menu item?
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Herbruck's Poultry Ranch

Herbruck’s deserves applause for transparency

Egg company’s intention to expand in Pennsylvania shouldn’t surprise neighbors
All too often, when a company wants to locate or expand in a certain geographical area, the people who live near there don’t learn of it until a related hearing makes its way onto the agenda of a local zoning board, city council or county commission.
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Mike Rowe UEP

Chew and Swallow: UEP, Mike Rowe partners in PR project

Website educates consumers about the origins of their food in an entertaining way
Television star Mike Rowe, United Egg Producers (UEP) President Chad Gregory and dairy farmers Mike and Sue McCloskey all have one thing in common: They want people to be knowledgeable and appreciative of the people who raise their foods.
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AFBF Zippy Duvall

Duvall brings poultry viewpoint to American Farm Bureau

Recently elected as president of American Farm Bureau Federation, Zippy Duvall brings first-hand knowledge of poultry production to post
When American Farm Bureau Federation elected Vincent “Zippy” Duvall as its president in January, the nation’s largest grassroots farm and ranch organization gained a leader with personal experience in the poultry industry.
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One Smithfield

Smithfield Foods CEO: We ‘finally got it right’ in 2015

Pork company has experienced great financial success since restructuring through the One Smithfield initiative
It was roughly one year ago when Smithfield Foods announced it was restructuring in what it called the “One Smithfield” initiative. It appears the company’s new CEO couldn’t be more pleased with how the initiative has worked so far.
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Von Miller poultry

Is Von Miller a potential poultry industry MVP?

Super Bowl star hopes for second career in poultry production
Most people who even marginally follow professional football in the United States already know that the Denver Broncos’ Von Miller was named the most valuable player (MVP) during Super Bowl 50. But there is one thing that many people may not know: The guy knows a thing or two about poultry.
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Maple Leaf Hayley

Maple Leaf Foods finds fitting spokesperson for protein

Hockey star Hayley Wickenheiser brings authority to message of getting protein through meat and poultry
Celebrity spokespeople have been around for generations, but once in a while, you learn of one who is actually authoritative on the topic being promoted and can have a meaningful influence.
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COOL tariffs

Hot under the collar over COOL

Looming tariffs on U.S. goods could and should have been avoided
The news that the World Trade Organization (WTO) ruled that Canada and Mexico could place more than $1 billion in tariffs on U.S. goods was upsetting.
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antibiotics video

Quick video shares much about animal antibiotic use

Video released by the Center for Accountability in Science debunks common myths about antibiotics in animal production
If you’ve ever been in a debate about antibiotics in animal production, you may have spent what seemed like a lot of time explaining that responsible use of antibiotics to prevent or treat disease is a good thing and that there are no antibiotic residues in the food you eat.
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