Tyson Foods has appointed Karen Knutson to the post of senior vice president for global government affairs.
George’s Inc., a producer of poultry products and prepared foods, has agreed to acquire Ozark Mountain Poultry Inc., maker of antibiotic-free and non-GMO chicken products, to further diversify its portfolio.
With the removal of antibiotics in the hatchery in “no antibiotics ever” (NAE) programs, the bacterium Escherichia coli is becoming more of a problem at many broiler complexes, Tim Cummings, DVM, technical service veterinarian for Zoetis, told Poultry Health Today.
GARNER, N.C. – Butterball is revamping its turkey brand with new product offerings, consumer-friendly labels, packaging and consumer marketing campaigns. The company has also hired Jeff Mundt to fill the newly created role of vice president of Research & Development and Innovation.
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Accomplished poultry industry veteran Dr. Greg Rosales has been honored with the Lasher-Bottorff Award by the American Association of Avian Pathologists (AAAP). He was recognized at the AAAP’s annual meeting, held July 13-17 in Denver, Colo.
Based on the proliferation of vegetable-based milk substitutes, organizations representing the dairy industry have petitioned the FDA to establish standards restricting the "milk" designation to products derived from udders. Concern over nomenclature of plant-based foods involves accurate information for consumers.
SPRINGDALE, AR – Ten years after his appointment as executive vice president and chief financial officer (CFO) of Tyson Foods, and about four months after retiring from his 28-year career with the company, Dennis Leatherby died suddenly Aug. 6, after reportedly suffering from a heart attack. Leatherby was 58.
EAST HARTFORD, CT – BioSafe Systems is pleased to announce the addition of a commercial service center located in Springdale, AR. This facility will be the hub of coordination for service provided to on-the-farm and protein processing plants within the Southern US.
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