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March 24, 2017, Kitchener, Ont – Hybrid Turkeys recently announced plans for ongoing and future investments in the U.S. turkey industry. In order to deliver quality products throughout the supply chain, Hybrid will invest in two new hatcheries, new egg production farms together with new contract partners, state-of-the-art transportation, and…
March 22, 2017, Toronto, Ont – Two of Canada's largest quick-service restaurant chains – Burger King and Tim Hortons – have pledged to improve their poultry welfare standards. Burger King and Tim Hortons (whose parent company is Restaurant Brands International) collaborated with Mercy For Animals on the new policies. Burger…
March 20, 2017, Vaughan, Ont – Cara recently announced it continues to work with suppliers to evolve animal welfare beyond current standards, including the adoption of controlled atmosphere stunning. Cara has committed to have its suppliers begin the conversion to this humane method by 2020, with a vast majority of…
March 14, 2017, Siloam Springs, AR – Cobb-Vantress, Inc. recently announced the launch of a new website dedicated to animal welfare. The website can be accessed at cobbcares.com or by visiting cobb-vantress.com under the About Cobb tab. “We’re taking a proactive approach,” said Joel Sappenfield, company president. “Sites like this…
March 13, 2017, Vancouver, BC – A&W Food Services of Canada Inc. recently committed to the adoption of even higher animal welfare standards for farm-raised broiler chickens. "We want to continuously raise the bar in animal welfare to ensure animals are treated with respect,” said Susan Senecal, president and chief…
March 10, 2017, Toronto, Ont – Jefo was recently received designation as one of Canada’s best managed companies, the second year in a row. "I am very proud that Jefo is being requalified as one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies,” said Jean Fontaine, president and founder of Jefo, adding that…
Dec. 9, 2016 - Algae nutritional products from Alltech are now registered with the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) for use in the diets of pigs, dairy cows and laying hens. The DHA found within algae can naturally enrich pork, milk and eggs. Canadian dairy, swine and layer producers will…
September 16, 2016 - Fortune Magazine interviews McDonald's CEO Steve Easterbrook on the company's reasoning behind the decision to utilize only cage-free eggs in North America in the next 10 years. READ MORE 
Sasso and Hendrix Genetics have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to strategically connect the colored breeding activities of Sasso with the worldwide network and R&D center of Hendrix Genetics. To accommodate the transaction Sasso will strengthen is equity structure via emission of new shares to Hendrix Genetics. It is…
September 6, 2016 - Cara Operations Limited recently announced that it has successfully completed the St-Hubert acquisition.  The company announced on March 31, 2016, that it entered into a definitive agreement to acquire 100 per cent of Group St-Hubert, Quebec's leading full-service restaurant operator as well as a fully-integrated food manufacturer for $537 million. Jean-Pierre Léger,…
September 2, 2017 - The 2017 International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE) has surpassed 510,000 square feet of exhibit space with five months remaining until the trade show, setting a new record. Comprised of the three integrated trade shows – International Poultry Expo, International Feed Expo and International Meat Expo…
August 19, 2016 - Mike Pruitt, who joined Cobb-Vantress, Inc. three years ago as General Manager for North America, has been promoted to Senior Vice President of Support Services and Pedigree Production. He succeeds Randy Vardeman, who has announced his retirement at the end of this year after serving Tyson Foods…
August 19, 2016 - Merial is recognizing an important 10 year milestone of protecting flocks against Marek's disease and Gumboro disease (also known as Infectious Bursal Disease). Since the introduction of VAXXITEK HVT+IBD1 in Brazil in 2006, the vaccine has protected more than 70 billion birds across more than 75 countries…
May 14, 2015 - Fibrominn L-L-C, the first poultry litter burning plant in North America has flopped, falling into receivership even before H5N2 avian influenza has shaken the Midwest's poultry industry. READ MORE 
June 6, 2014 - Exceldor and Parrish & Heimbecker, Limited have announced that they have signed a definitive agreement under which Exceldor will acquire P&H Foods. Included in the transaction are the primary turkey processing plant located in Hanover, Ontario, and a joint venture interest in Golden Valley Farms consisting of a…
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