Tyson Foods has appointed Karen Knutson to the post of senior vice president for global government affairs.
With the removal of antibiotics in the hatchery in “no antibiotics ever” (NAE) programs, the bacterium Escherichia coli is becoming more of a problem at many broiler complexes, Tim Cummings, DVM, technical service veterinarian for Zoetis, told Poultry Health Today.
GARNER, N.C. – Butterball is revamping its turkey brand with new product offerings, consumer-friendly labels, packaging and consumer marketing campaigns. The company has also hired Jeff Mundt to fill the newly created role of vice president of Research & Development and Innovation.
FAYETTEVILLE, AR. – Michael T. Kidd, director of the Center of Excellence for Poultry Science and head for the Poultry Science Department at the University of Arkansas,
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Accomplished poultry industry veteran Dr. Greg Rosales has been honored with the Lasher-Bottorff Award by the American Association of Avian Pathologists (AAAP). He was recognized at the AAAP’s annual meeting, held July 13-17 in Denver, Colo.
Based on the proliferation of vegetable-based milk substitutes, organizations representing the dairy industry have petitioned the FDA to establish standards restricting the "milk" designation to products derived from udders. Concern over nomenclature of plant-based foods involves accurate information for consumers.
SPRINGDALE, AR – Ten years after his appointment as executive vice president and chief financial officer (CFO) of Tyson Foods, and about four months after retiring from his 28-year career with the company, Dennis Leatherby died suddenly Aug. 6, after reportedly suffering from a heart attack. Leatherby was 58.
EAST HARTFORD, CT – BioSafe Systems is pleased to announce the addition of a commercial service center located in Springdale, AR. This facility will be the hub of coordination for service provided to on-the-farm and protein processing plants within the Southern US.