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Bacteria in poultry linked to farms, researchers claim

June 27, 2013
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

June 3, 2013
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

June 3, 2013
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

May 14, 2013
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

April 1, 2013
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

March 29, 2013
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

March 19, 2013
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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Chinese poultry farmers involved in drug scandal

January 18, 2013
Concerns have been raised over the safety of poultry meat being produced in China that farmers in Shandong Province have been using alarmingly high doses of illegal growth hormones to speed up the growth of their chickens.
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