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BRF to hire over 2,000 people during COVID-19 pandemic

Company also makes sizeable donation to help medical professionals deal with the pandemic
BRF announced it is hiring more than 2,000 people in an effort to help the company maintain its production and supply levels as global demand for meat and poultry products spikes during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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CFO of Cal-Maine addresses egg market during COVID-19

Egg prices are incredibly high due to the increase in demand related to COVID-19; Max Bowman of Cal-Maine addresses the situation and what he projects will come next
COVID-19 has increased the sale of retail eggs, but how long will it last and what long-term impact will it have?
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Adviser in CP Foods-Tesco deal dies of COVID-19

Charoen Pokphand says executives that worked with him tested negative for COVID-19 and are under self-quarantine
Charoen Pokphand Foods (CP Foods) says all of its executives who recently traveled to the United Kingdom to negotiate a deal to acquire a financial interest in multinational retail grocery chain Tesco have not contracted COVID-19, despite the fact that a financial adviser who helped them work out the deal died of the virus.
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How is COVID-19 affecting your business?

Let us know how your business is coping with the novel coronavirus and what you need to keep production going.
What impact is the novel coronavirus COVID-19 having on your poultry or egg business? Make your views public to the wider industry through this short survey.
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Sanderson CEO: 15 employees are COVID-19 positive

In a conference call on the topic, CEO Joe Sanderson Jr. said the company is making operational adjustments due to the situation.
The nation’s third-largest integrated poultry company illuminated operational changes forced by the continuing outbreak of COVID-19 on a special investor conference call.
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avian influenza

New light shed on avian flu situation in Hungary

H5N2 and H5N8 avian influenza strains are both present
Two highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) virus variants are circulating in Hungary, and one of these is a new reassortment. New outbreaks of the disease have been confirmed in poultry in Germany and Poland, as well as Taiwan and Vietnam.
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FMCSA issues statement on COVID-19 movement restrictions

The agency reminds state and local governing bodies that truck drivers have been identified as essential workers.
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has issued guidance to help keep truck drivers, warehouse workers and others involved in the transportation of goods safe during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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