Changing consumer habits disrupted food operations during the 2010s. Chicken grew more popular throughout the 2010s. In 2019, Americans will eat an average of 96.2 pounds of chicken, up from the 83.3-pound average seen in 2010. Here are four ways poultry production changed in the 2010s.
It was an exciting day on the steps of the Arkansas State Capitol during Thanksgiving week. The Poultry Federation joined forces with the Arkansas Department of Agriculture, Arkansas FFA, and Arkansas 4H to be a part of the annual Turkey Proclamation presentation.
WASHINGTON, D.C.– The National Chicken Council (NCC), National Turkey Federation (NTF) and USA Poultry and Egg Export Council (USAPEEC) today applauded the announcement that China will lift its ban on imports of U.S. poultry products. The ban was enacted in 2015 after the detection of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) in the U.S. While the U.S. has been free of HPAI since 2017, China had yet to lift the ban.
A powerhouse, The Poultry Federation is proud to have President, Marvin Childers, along with six key leaders from its poultry company members hold space in the publication titled Arkansas' 250 Most Influential Leaders.
Washington, D.C.– The incidence of occupational injuries and illnesses within the poultry sector’s slaughter and processing workforce has fallen by 84 percent over the last 25 years and continues to decline according to the 2018 Injury and Illness Report recently released by the Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Clint Rivers, President and Chief Executive Officer of Wayne Farms LLC (Oakwood, Georgia) was installed as 2019-2020 Chairman of the National Chicken Council (NCC) during NCC’s 65h Annual Conference held today in Washington, D.C. Rivers succeeds outgoing chairman Mark Kaminsky, Chief Operating Officer at Koch Foods (Park Ridge, Illinois).