New Bell & Evans Harvesting Facility Wins 2022 Food Plant of The Year

August 4, 2022 Bell & Evans 

It didn’t take long for premium poultry producer Bell & Evans to earn well-deserved recognition for its trailblazing Organic-Certified Chicken Harvesting Facility in Fredericksburg, PA. The plant began operating in early December 2021 and was recently named the 2022 Food Plant of the Year by Food Engineering for its innovations, automations and high scores in all categories including team member welfare, animal welfare, food safety, product quality, and sustainability.

Safeway Fresh Food, LLC Recalls Ready-To-Eat Salad Containing Chicken Due to Misbranding and Undeclared Allergens

May 4, 2022 USDA FSIS

Safeway Fresh Food, LLC, a Vineland, N.J. establishment, is recalling approximately 717 pounds of ready-to-eat (RTE) Chicken Caesar Salad products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. The product contains anchovies, egg and wheat, known allergens, which are not declared on the product label. 

U.S. Drops Price-Fixing Charges Against Chicken Executives After Mistrials

April 6, 2022 Reuters

The U.S. Justice Department asked a federal court in Denver on Thursday to drop price-fixing charges filed against five executives of chicken producing companies after two mistrials in the case focused on competition in the $65 billion poultry sector.

Farmer Focus’ Award-Winning, Globally Inspired Pre-Seasoned Organic Chicken Line is Now Available

March 3, 2022 Farmer Focus

Farmer Focus announced that its pre-seasoned chicken line is now available at grocery retailers, including Harris Teeter, Kroger, Fresh Direct, Giant Eagle, MOM’s Organic Market and Fresh Thyme. The pre-seasoned line is gluten-free, low to no sugar, and offers globally inspired flavors developed for the discerning tastes and demands of home cooks.

Liz Fuchs Joins Organic Chicken Company Farmer Focus as Chief People Officer

February 21, 2022 Farmer Focus

mer Focus, the only 100% organic and Humane Certified® chicken company with a mission to promote and protect generational family farms, announces the appointment of Liz Fuchs as Chief People Officer (CPO). Fuchs’ experience of scaling people, processes and practices for rapidly expanding organizations will help Farmer Focus implement programs centered on developing talent, mentoring and ensuring the quality of life for employees.