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U.S. Broiler Industry Creates almost 200,000 New Jobs, Economic Output Up 11 Percent in Two Years
The broiler chicken industry provides 1,393,739 jobs, $76.5 billion in wages, $347 billion in total economic activity and $27 billion in government revenue, according to an updated economic impact study that highlights the positive impact the poultry industry has on the nation’s economy. This data reflects almost 200,000 new jobs and an 11% increase in total economic output since the study was last updated in late 2016.
The study was funded by USPOULTRY and was conducted by John Dunham & Associates, based in New York City. The study was updated using the most current methodology available and ...
Meat Institute Reiterates Support for USDA Regulation of Cell Based Meat Products
The North American Meat Institute once again argued that the USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) has primary jurisdiction for regulation of new cell-based meat products at a joint USDA/FDA public meeting on the use of animal cell culture technology to develop products derived from livestock and poultry.
In his oral comments, North American Meat Institute Senior Vice President of Regulatory and Scientific Affairs Mark Dopp explained the many benefits of USDA regulation for cell based meat producers.
“That the inspection system FSIS administers is more rigorous than the one administered by FDA is undeniable. Administration officials have said as much. But I am baffled why...
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