Sep 02, 2020Susan SpiegelComments Off on Veterinarian: Rethink layer health programs with move to cage-free
The poultry industry’s gradual switch to cage-free egg production has underscored the need to rethink disease-control programs.
Jun 04, 2020Susan SpiegelComments Off on Mountaire Farms is first company to carry the One Health Certified label
Mountaire Farms is the first animal protein company to carry the One Health Certified label, demonstrating its commitment to animal production standards established by the program.
Dec 23, 2019Susan SpiegelComments Off on One Health Certified label seeks balanced approach to poultry production, marketing
A new label under development for meat and poultry products will represent production that seeks a balanced approach to poultry production and marketing.
Jan 30, 2019Susan SpiegelComments Off on Discrepancies emerge between animal welfare and consumer perceptions
Poultry “raised without antibiotics” now account for more than 50% of the broilers in US production, but those reductions in antibiotics usage have consequences.
Dec 15, 2016PHT EditorComments Off on Addressing consumers’ misconceptions about antibiotic use in poultry
Gary Thornton, editor of Poultry USA, talks about the importance and the challenges of communicating with consumers about the role of antibiotics in poultry production.
Jun 14, 2016PHT EditorComments Off on Talking with customers about antibiotic use and other poultry-production practices
Today’s consumers face a bewildering array of labels and marketing claims when purchasing poultry products — particularly as it relates to antibiotics.
Feb 11, 2016PHT EditorComments Off on Balancing consumers’ preferences with flock health, welfare and food safety
Suzanne Dougherty, DVM, a consulting poultry veterinarian based in Alabama, talks with Poultry Health Today about the challenges of reducing or even eliminating antibiotics in broiler production...
May 07, 2015PHT EditorComments Off on Media consultant: Let poultry vets tell the antibiotic story
The U.S. poultry industry needs to do a better job telling its story about antibiotics and their role in sustainable production and flock welfare, according to Frank Singleton, a media consultant...
Oct 27, 2014wpengineComments Off on Media specialist: ‘Get on the same message’ with poultry antibiotics, other topics
The poultry industry needs to “get on the same message” when talking about judicious antibiotic usage and other production topics, says Bryan Reber, PhD, a professor of public relations at the...
Oct 20, 2014wpengineComments Off on Food industry consultant urges poultry industry to engage, educate customers through social media
Today’s consumers are smarter, more engaged and “assume a certain amount of control over the things in their lives that they feel passionate about” says food industry consultant Frank...