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Canadian chicken farmers celebrate lower carbon footprint

Farmers complete a Life Cycle Assessment, and the news is good.
Per kilogram of protein, the carbon footprint of Canadian chicken is lower than that of other livestock commodities produced in North America based on FAO’s assessment of global livestock emissions.
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191 poultry facilities recognized for safety records

2016 illness and injury rate represents an outstanding 82 percent improvement when compared to 1994
During the 2018 National Safety Conference for the Poultry Industry in Destin, Fla., 191 chicken and turkey facilities received safety awards by the Joint Industry Safety and Health Council.
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Koch Foods expanding Alabama poultry plant

Addition of fourth processing line at Gadsden facility will increase plant’s capacity by 30 percent
Koch Foods is planning an expansion of its poultry processing plant in Gadsden, Alabama.
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