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U.K., Japan reach agreement on poultry meat trade

Trade between the two markets could begin as early as this month
Following a series of bilateral talks, the United Kingdom (U.K.) has reached an agreement that will open access for its poultry meat on the Japanese market. The trade could commence as early as this month.


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Atria forecasts improved profitability in 2021

Demand across sales channels, profitability of exports put Finnish company in a better position
For a number of business reasons working in its favor, Finland-based meat company Atria Group has raised its guidance on Earnings Before Interest and Taxes (EBIT) for this year. The firm has recently announced it has started to include information on the climate impact on product labels in its home market.
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Smallest US egg producers in the 2021 Top Companies rankings

Egg Industry annually publishes its list of top egg producing companies in the U.S., which range in layer flocks of more than 44 million to 330,000 layers.
Egg Industry annually publishes its list of top egg producing companies in the U.S., which range in layer flocks of more than 44 million to 330,000 layers.
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Tyson near legal settlement with contract growers

A group of poultry growers alleged top poultry companies conspired to drive down payment amounts to farmers
Tyson Foods has reportedly reached an agreement in principle that would resolve claims that the company participated in a conspiracy to drive down pay for contract poultry producers.
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South Africa’s poultry sector focuses on avian flu control

Containment of the latest wave of outbreaks of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) must be the top priority of the country's farmers, according to the national industry body.
Right now, avian influenza is the highest priority for South Africa’s poultry sector, according to the South African Poultry Association.
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Plant manager pleads guilty to harboring illegal immigrant

Plea follows investigation related to ICE raids of poultry plants in 2019
A poultry processing plant manager who was earlier indicted on charges related to the 2019 U.S.   Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) raids of Mississippi poultry plants, has pleaded guilty to harboring an illegal immigrant.
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