National Chicken Council Highlights Chicken Industry’s Efforts to Reduce Food Waste

February 6, 2024 National Chicken Council

In comments submitted to the Environmental Protection Agency, the National Chicken Council (NCC) outlined the many ways in which chicken producers reduce food waste, recycle byproducts and utilize products that would otherwise be destined for landfills. The comments were in response to the agency’s proposed Draft National Strategy for Reducing Food Loss and Waste and Recycling Organics.

National Chicken Council Calls on FDA to Take Measures to Alleviate Egg Prices

February 14, 2023 National Chicken Council

The current outbreak of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI or “bird flu”) in the United States and resulting egg price increases have caused the chicken industry to closely examine a policy that forces the broiler industry (broilers are chickens raised for meat) to destroy perfectly nutritious and safe eggs. The National Chicken Council today petitioned FDA to reverse or modify this policy.

As Prices Ease, Americans Projected to Eat 1.45 Billion Chicken Wings for Super Bowl LVII

February 3, 2023 National Chicken Council

While typically its barbecue in Kansas City and cheesesteaks in Philly, when it comes to the Super Bowl, the wing is still king. The National Chicken Council (NCC) today released its annual Chicken Wing Report, projecting Americans to consume a record-breaking 1.45 billion chicken wings during Super Bowl LVII weekend. This figure represents an increase of two percent from last year’s report, the equivalent of 84 million more wings. 

National Chicken Council Releases its Most Comprehensive Guidelines to Date for Well-Being of Broiler Chickens

January 16, 2023 National Chicken Council

Consumers want to be sure that all animals being raised for food are treated with respect and are properly cared for during their lives. The people and companies involved in raising chickens for food share the public’s concern. 

USDA Announces New Regulatory Burdens on Chicken Industry

The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced a proposed rule under the Packers and Stockyards Act that would do nothing to lower food prices, increase competition or reduce inflation, which is a result of policies like these from the Biden administration.