Tuesday, June 18, 2024

Industry groups praise Senate call for reopening poultry exports to China

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By David B. Strickland

Poultry Times staff


WASHINGTON — Poultry industry organizations are heralding recent efforts by U.S. senators to reopen the export trade market with China for U.S. chicken and turkey products.

This once very significant poultry export market was closed in 2015 following detection of highly pathogenic avian influenza in the U.S. Before the ban, exports of U.S. chicken to China reached as much as $722 million, and turkey peaked at $71 million.

A bipartisan group of 37 senators from across the nation recently sent a letter to U.S. . .

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