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Coronavirus

Read in-depth analysis on how global poultry trade is affected by Coronavirus COVID-19 and how the pandemic is impacting growers and producers. Find the latest news on vaccine research, poultry market outlooks, production biosecurity measures to keep birds and feed safe and the long-term economic ramifications of the outbreak.

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Preparing poultry for a post-COVID world

Foodservice demand will return as the pandemic recedes in the United States, but many workers may never return to their offices.
The end of the COVID-19 pandemic could be in sight thanks to the arrival and increasingly widespread use of vaccines against the disease. That could mean a return to normalcy for a poultry industry that was rocked by the disruptions caused by the disease.
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Is COVID-19 accelerating the egg sector's digitalization?

Digitalization not only offers egg producers numerous opportunities for better flock management, it will increasingly become an essential business tool beyond the layer house.

The use of digital technologies will become increasingly necessary not only to process data within the egg industry but as a way of better interacting with consumers.


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Pilgrim’s CEO: Foodservice-retail balance should return

Customers are returning to quick service restaurants as the chicken sandwich wars become more widespread

Like most poultry processors, Pilgrim’s Pride had to shift some of its production that is ordinarily destined for the foodservice channel to the retail channel during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic.


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Maple Leaf Foods plans employee vaccine clinics

COVID-19 vaccination clinics will be offered at four plants in the Peel Region

Maple Leaf Foods is planning its first on-site vaccine clinics in Ontario, thanks to a collaborative effort with the Peel Region Public Health Authority and the Province of Ontario. 


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