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The U.S. Poultry & Egg Association is the world's largest and most active poultry organization. Membership includes producers and processors of broilers, turkeys, ducks, eggs, and breeding stock, as well as allied companies. Formed in 1947, the association has affiliations in 26 states and member companies worldwide. For specific program information, use the links below.

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An Inside Look at U.S. Poultry Processing

USPOULTRY announces the release of a new video that provides a look at how chickens and turkeys are processed in the United States. The video takes a behind-the-scenes look at today's high-tech, highly efficient poultry processing plants and highlights the food safety and sanitation practices employed by the modern poultry industry.

Food production and safety is critical to maintaining the reputation of the U.S. poultry industry for consumer confidence and trust. Collectively, proper handling, interventions, sanitation and microbial testing all lead to improved food safety for chicken and turkey products.

Producing poultry for consumption is modern agriculture at its best and addresses the world demand for food that is safe and affordable. The poultry industry is proud to provide one of the safest and healthiest food options available to consumers and invites everyone to take a peek behind America's dynamic poultry processing industry.

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USPOULTRY Announces 2017 Family Farm Environmental Excellence Award Competition

USPOULTRY is now accepting nominations for the 2017 Family Farm Environmental Excellence Award. The award recognizes exemplary environmental stewardship by family farmers engaged in poultry and egg production. Those eligible for the award include any family-owned poultry grower or egg producer supplying product to a USPOULTRY member or an independent producer who is a USPOULTRY member. Nominations for the Family Farm Environmental Excellence Award have been extended to Oct. 31.

The award is presented to exemplary family farmers in six regions of the country. Nominations must be made by a USPOULTRY member or an affiliated state poultry association by completing the application provided by USPOULTRY. Each integrator or egg processor may nominate one grower or producer for each processing facility in each state supporting their operations.

All semi-finalists will receive a trip that covers travel expenses and hotel accommodations for two nights to attend a special awards ceremony that will take place during the 2017 International Poultry Expo, part of the International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE) in Atlanta, Ga. Each semi-finalist will also receive a Family Farm Environmental Excellence Award sign to display near the entrance of their farm.

Competition details are available on the USPOULTRY website at


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