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WATT Global Media recently released the April edition of Industria Avícola magazine with exclusive profiles of the leading poultry and egg companies in Latin America. The survey includes rankings in broiler production and laying hens as well as additional insights on these industries.
Twelve outstanding chicken growers and four honorees were recognized for their dedication to the poultry industry on April 17 as Delmarva's chicken community gathered in Salisbury, Maryland for the Delmarva Poultry Industry, Inc. (DPI) Booster Banquet, the 1,800-member trade association's annual membership dinner.
The Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union (RWDSU), announced on April 13 that 1,800 workers at the Equity / Tyson poultry processing plant in Camilla, Georgia, voted overwhelmingly, by 97% of those members voting to ratify their latest contract.
The Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM), which has a history of advocating for a vegan diet, has filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), alleging the agency ignores concerns over fecal contamination of chicken and other meat.
The trade union representing around half of the workers at Northern Ireland poultry processor, Moy Park, is calling for a ballot that could lead to industrial action over changes to working conditions proposed by the company’s management team.
Together, Cobb-Vantress and ASGAV (Gaúcha Association of Poultry) are continuing a joint campaign educating Brazilian consumers about the benefits of making chicken a regular part of a healthy diet. The campaign also focuses on the role of the poultry industry in Brazil and its importance to the country’s continued economic development.