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INSEL RIEMS, Germany — With SARS-CoV-2, a novel zoonotic coronavirus originally believed to have originated from bats occurred in humans in China several months ago, subsequently leading to a pandemic. Whether SARS-CoV-2 can also infect other animal species is being investigated by various r…

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WASHINGTON — The U.S. Poultry & Egg Association (USPOULTRY), National Chicken Council (NCC) and National Turkey Federation (NTF) are pleased to again partner with the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) for Safe + Sound Week, Aug. 10–16.

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WASHINGTON — Throughout much of the U.S., high temperatures and humidity in the summer season can create hot and hazardous working conditions, both outdoors and indoors. The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) reminds employers of their duty to pro…

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OAKWOOD, Ga. — COVID-19’s impact on the U.S. supply chain and the limited availability of poultry and other proteins on local grocery shelves recently prompted Wayne Farms to employ an innovative go-to-market approach, selling products to customers through online broker The Savory Butcher, t…

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WASHINGTON — Trust in America’s farmers and ranchers remains high amid the devastating blow delivered by the COVID-19 pandemic. A new American Farm Bureau Federation poll shows 84 percent of Americans trust the nation’s farmers and the same overwhelming majority support financial assistance …

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WASHINGTON — The USDA has announced that it has purchased more than $2.2 billion of meat, fruits, vegetables, specialty crops and dairy products in fiscal years 2019 and 2020 in its ongoing efforts to feed people in need and assist American farmers and ranchers suffering from damage due to u…

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SPRINGDALE, Ark. — Tyson Foods Inc. has announced the results of facility-wide testing for COVID-19 at its locations in Benton and Washington Counties, Ark., where nearly 95 percent of its employees who tested positive for the virus did not show any symptoms and otherwise would not have been…

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ST. MARYS, Ga. — The National Poultry & Food Distributors Association Scholarship Foundation has awarded scholarships to five outstanding students from a vast number of qualified applicants.

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HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — Aviagen® welcomes Dr. Marc de Beer as its new president of North America, where he will be responsible for advancing the company’s long-term business strategy and strengthening service to customers throughout Canada and the United States. Included in the new president’s ch…

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GEORGETOWN, Del. — Through community sales at churches, fire halls and community centers, Delmarva's chicken companies acted quickly to provide 2.4 million pounds of chicken — enough chicken for 9.4 million meals — directly to Delmarva's families this spring during the coronavirus pandemic.

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CHICAGO — Much like Taco Tuesday, ‘WEGGSDAY’ embraces the popularity of marrying a day of the week with a popular food. To launch a new campaign — the latest in the American Egg Board’s “How Do You Like Your Eggs” platform — the American Egg Board created a two-minute original music video, t…

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