C. Manly Molpus awarded AMI’s Richard E. Lyng Award
WASHINGTON, D C. The president and chief executive officer of the Grocery Manufacturer’s Association (GMA), C. Manly Molpus, was presented with the prestigious American Meat Institute Richard E. Lyng Award,
World's leading chicken company
TEXAS, Pittsburg and Atlanta Pilgrim's Pride Corporation and Gold Kist Inc. today announced that the two companies have entered into a definitive merger agreement under which Pilgrim's Pride will acquire all of the outstanding shares of Gold Kist common stock for $21.00 per share in cash.
Risk for bladder cancer increasing with bacon and skinless chicken intake
MASSACHUSETTS, Boston Frequent consumption of bacon was associated with an elevated risk of bladder cancer.
Changes for pigs destined for export
AUSTRALIA The Australian Quarantine Inspection Service (AQIS) supports changes to the Export Slaughter Intervals (ESI) levels for special veterinary treatments.
Highly virulent strain of bird flu confirmed in Korea
SOUTH KOREA The Korean government confirmed Saturday (Nov. 25) that thousands of chickens have to be culled in response to a new outbreak of highly pathogenic avian influenza.
Argentina cuts back beef exports
ARGENTINA The Argentinean Government plans to impose new restrictions on beef exports, in order to guarantee supplies to the domestic market.
US government announces $200 million to promote agricultural products
USA, Kansas City Agriculture Secretary Mike Johanns announced $200 million worth of funding to 67 U.S. trade organizations to promote U.S. agricultural products overseas.
Korea to respect OIE rules on US beef
KOREA Korean officials will reconsider the current import standards for US beef, depending on the findings of the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) and the consensus by OIE member states when they meet in May 2007.
FSIS notice concerning voluntary inspection of natural casings
USA US Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) issued Notice 76-06, “Interim Notice for Voluntary Inspection and Certification of Natural Casings.”