Category Archives: Poultry

Which comes first, the chicken or the norm? Gender segregation in an agro-industrial program in Nigeria

Professional choice is one of the most important economic decisions an individual can make and has been shown to be a key factor in the productivity and income gap between men and women. Women tend to fall into different occupations than men, and occupations dominated by women often pay less on average. For example, in […]

Poultry prices hit all-time high, farmers cry out for input costs

For chicken lovers, the abnormal escalation in retail prices for poultry meat and eggs in recent weeks has surely been a concern. This price hike comes even as Covid-19 restrictions continue to affect normal sales of chicken and eggs. Poultry farmers, instead of cheering for this rare bull run, have been talking about rising input […]

Bird flu in Ghana: more than 10,000 poultry die as government bans imports

one hour wey don pass Wia dis foto comes from, Getty Images The bird flu epidemic has killed more than 10,000 poultry for Ghana after authorities detected the cases originated in neighboring countries. The director of veterinary services, Dr Patrick Abakah, said they were imposing “a total ban on the importation of poultry poultry products […]

Chicken prices soar due to pent-up demand

After lockdown restrictions from the coronavirus pandemic across the country hit it badly in May-June, the poultry industry is now seeing a rebound, with prices for broiler chicken rising sharply. The reopening of hotels and restaurants has also boosted demand for chicken. Farm-gate prices for live birds hover around 130 yen per kg, nearly double […]

Legal Pecking Order: Ninth Circuit Finds Poultry Labeling Claims Preempted | Proskauer – Advertising law

In a unanimous case law decision, a Ninth Circuit panel recently upheld the dismissal of a putative class action lawsuit against Trader Joe’s, which alleged that the “Up to 5% Water Retained” statement on poultry product labels of Trader Joe’s was misleading. According to the Applicant, its independent tests showed that Trader Joe’s poultry products […]

Ninth Circuit Dismisses Trader Joe’s Poultry Class Action

In a unanimous case law decision, a Ninth Circuit panel recently upheld the dismissal of a putative class action lawsuit against Trader Joe’s, which alleged that the “Up to 5% Water Retained” statement on poultry product labels of Trader Joe’s was misleading. According to the Applicant, its independent tests showed that Trader Joe’s poultry products […]

Restaurant Brands Int’l (NYSE: QSR), Wingstop (NYSE: WING) – Popeyes stocks poultry supplies ahead of nuggets rollout: report

International restaurant brands (NYSE: QSR) Fast food chain Popeyes stockpiled poultry ahead of the July 27 launch of a new chicken nugget product. What happened: According to a Bloomberg report, the chain has been gathering an inventory of frozen chicken since January to make sure there aren’t any issues with quantity control when the product […]

Farmers face six-figure losses as Salmonella Enteritidis destroys poultry industry

The poultry industry is in shock and businesses are facing enormous financial difficulties following the detection of Salmonella Enteritidis. Photo file. Photo: Unsplash The Poultry Industry Association and Egg Producers Federation executive director Michael Brooks said it has been detected in three broiler flocks and three egg farms across the North Island, with some linked […]