• Netherlands-based company picks Grand Island for hatchery

    GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (AP) — A Netherlands-based company with a location in Virginia has decided to build its third U.S. chicken hatchery in the south-central Nebraska city of Grand Island.

  • Official: Arrival of bird flu in Maryland expected this fall

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) —  Maryland’s top agricultural official says he expects the bird flu outbreak that has ravaged poultry flocks across much of the country to arrive in the state this fall. The Daily Times…

  • Poultry staffers return to work after ammonia leak

    HURLOCK, Md. (AP) — The Dorchester County authorities say staffers at the Amick Farms poultry processing plant in Hurlock have returned to work after an ammonia leak caused the building to be evacuated. WBOC-TV reports…

  • Public health experts: ‘Don’t Wash Your Chicken!’

    Plenty of recipes from well-known chefs, including Julia Child, herself, call for a chicken to be washed and patted dry before preparation. But one public health campaign is warning against this method.

  • The most risky meats: Chicken and ground beef

    Chicken and ground beef are the most popular meat and poultry
    products in America — but they can also be the most dangerous.

  • A food fight takes flight over poultry regulations

    A proposal to update federal poultry inspection regulations is opposed by a coalition of public health and consumer groups who say the rules would increase the risk of food-borne illness and risk the welfare of processing plant workers.