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UK poultry processor pleads guilty to selling products with wrong expiration date

British poultry manufacturer 2 Sisters Food Group has been fined $176,000 for printing the wrong expiration dates on cooked chicken products manufactured at its facility in Haughley Park, Suffolk.
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Antibiotics in chicken kill 280 Brits every year

It's been claimed that chicken consumption kills about 280 Britons annually through blood poisoning attributable to ESBL (extended spectrum beta lactamase) E. coli.
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Increase in line speed at poultry plants could cause more injuries, contamination

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) plans to introduce new rules at poultry plants that would see the speed of lines at processing facilities increase to 175 birds per minute, up from the current 140 birds per minute.
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Bacteria in poultry linked to farms, researchers claim

The levels of bacteria in broiler chickens being processed at food-processing facilities has been linked to the amount of bacteria found among chickens on farms where they are raised, new research from the University of Georgia reveals.
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US meat and poultry producers join forces to reduce Listeria outbreaks

U.S. meat and poultry manufacturers and processors are committed to reducing the number of foodborne illnesses, especially listeriosis, according to the chief scientist at the American Meat Institute (AMI) Foundation.
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More than 100 killed in Chinese poultry plant fire

Officials said an ammonia leak may have contributed to the fire at the Baoyuan plant in Jilin province.
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Research finds increased arsenic levels in poultry meat

Feeding chickens with arsenic-based drugs leads to a higher concentration of inorganic arsenic in poultry meat, according to a new study from researchers at the Johns Hopkins Center for a Livable Future at the Bloomberg School of Public Health.
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Raeford Farms to phase out turkey operations, close eastern N.C. plants

Poultry processor House of Raeford Farms announced it is phasing out its turkey growing and slaughter operations in eastern North Carolina to focus on increasing chicken production volumes.
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Poultry processor invests $49 million in West Georgia plant

Koch Foods is investing $49 million to expand its poultry processing plant in Hamilton, Ga., Gov. Nathan Deal announced Thursday.
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Minnesota poultry processor awarded clean water prize

One of the biggest chicken producers in the Midwest, GNP Co., has been awarded the 2013 Clean Water Award by the U.S. Poultry & Egg Association in recognition of the water conservation efforts it has made in its chicken processing plant in Minnesota.
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