PoultryCast update for December 10, 2009, Senate Legislation Targets Pathogen-free Products, But Can It Be Done?

Is Pathogen-free possible? Legislators believe so with new requirements for testing in the mix. California Senator Feinstein said, "Food producers must be obligated to produce food that is free of pathogens. It is the responsibility of the food producer, not the consumer, to make sure our food safe to eat." National Chicken Council spokesman Richard Lobb covers current industry practices.

Prepping for the International Poultry Expo in Atlanta, January 27-29. We’ll be there at least part of the schedule and also checking out the International Poultry Scientific Program immediately preceding IPE. For conversations, industry photos and more, stay tuned at PoultryCast.com.

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  • Link to blogMaking the time to get it ALL done: by Meggie Foster. "As grain farmers in the Midwest begin to wrap-up an unusually long harvest, it’s finally time to cross one more thing off the list, but not without adding a few new 'to dos'.".
  • Link to blogProfessional Advice on Staying Positive: by Don Tyler. "When working with clients I often provide some very personal guidance when asked, and use practical experience and logic to help them determine answers to their questions and concerns. I thought it might me good to hear from a professional on the challenge of "Keeping a positive outlook when under financial stress." Angeline Brechlin; APN, CNS is a career mental health professional and a lifelong friend of my wife and I. Here are thoughts on staying positive from Angeline Brechlin."
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