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Oct 24, 2019, 06:00 ET National Chicken Council Touts Nutritional Benefits of America's Favorite Protein at Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics Annual Food & Nutrition Conference & Expo

The National Chicken Council (NCC) will make its return to the world's largest meeting of food and nutrition experts, the Food & Nutrition Conference ...


Sep 06, 2017, 09:00 ET America's Largest Chicken Association Rolls Out Industry-Wide Standards for Broiler Chicken Welfare

The National Chicken Council (NCC), the United States' oldest and largest national association representing the U.S. broiler chicken industry...


Jan 25, 2017, 13:24 ET Americans to Eat 1.33 Billion Chicken Wings for Super Bowl

Americans' consumption of the unofficial staple of Super Bowl Sunday – the chicken wing – is projected to hit 1.33 billion wings, according to a...


Jan 11, 2017, 08:00 ET National Chicken Council Calls for Balance between Animal Care, Environmental, Economic Impact in Chicken Production

NCC urges consumers, the foodservice and retail industries, and non-governmental organizations to invest in studying the impact in the U.S. of the...


Jan 28, 2016, 09:00 ET Americans to Eat 1.3 Billion Chicken Wings for Super Bowl 50

Yes, that is 1.3 billion, with a "b." With the second biggest eating day of the year after Thanksgiving upon us – Super Bowl Sunday – there's no...


Jan 22, 2015, 03:09 ET Americans to Eat 1.25 Billion Chicken Wings for Super Bowl

With the second biggest eating day of the year after Thanksgiving upon us – Super Bowl Sunday – there's no hotter time of year for chicken wings,...


Jul 21, 2014, 01:30 ET Chicken Consumption Up 17 Percent in the US

More chickens are crossing the road and on to consumers' plates, according to new research presented today at the National Chicken Council's Chicken...


Feb 20, 2014, 02:30 ET New National Chicken Council Website Opens The Door On Poultry Production

The National Chicken Council (NCC) has launched a new website, www.ChickenRoost.com, which features information on issues such as animal welfare,...


Jan 22, 2014, 12:23 ET Americans to Eat 1.25 Billion Chicken Wings for Super Bowl

First Lady Michelle Obama isn't the only one turning 50 this year. 2014 also marks the 50th anniversary of the first "Buffalo Wing" being sauced and...


Jan 14, 2014, 09:12 ET Top 10 Ways Chicken Contributes to a Healthy Diet

According to health professionals and nutritionists, protein is the cornerstone of a healthy and balanced diet. Chicken is one of the best sources of ...


Dec 19, 2013, 01:56 ET Chicken is Eaten Safely by Millions of Americans Every Day, Says National Chicken Council

Americans eat about 160 million servings of chicken every single day, and 99.99 percent of those servings are consumed safely. Unfortunately, this...


Oct 08, 2013, 01:14 ET National Chicken Council and Partnership for Food Safety Education Remind Consumers that Safe Handling, Cooking Practices Prevent Illness

The National Chicken Council (NCC) and the Partnership for Food Safety Education are taking steps to remind consumers to properly handle and cook raw ...


Jan 22, 2013, 01:01 ET Americans to Eat 1.23 Billion Chicken Wings Super Bowl Weekend

Chicken wings have become a staple food of Super Bowl parties in the U.S., and demand for them on menus is now at an all-time high leading up to the...


Oct 25, 2012, 08:30 ET Take Steps to Scare Away Foodborne Illness

Halloween officially starts the holiday season, which means more get-togethers with family and friends and more festive meals prepared at home. But...


May 18, 2012, 04:18 ET Dark Meat Sizzles Ahead of Grilling Season

Grilling season "officially" kicks off on Memorial Day Weekend (May is National Barbecue Month), and if recent supermarket point-of-sale data is any...


Apr 05, 2012, 05:33 ET Arsenic and Other Compounds Not Fed to Chickens

The National Chicken Council today released the following statement in response to a New York Times opinion piece, "Arsenic in our chicken," and...


Jan 23, 2012, 11:30 ET Americans to Consume 1.25 Billion Chicken Wings Super Bowl Weekend

As Americans plan their menus for Super Bowl Sunday, the second biggest eating day of the year after Thanksgiving, few items will be more prominent...


Nov 07, 2011, 12:33 ET Tom Super Joins National Chicken Council as Vice President, Communications

National Chicken Council (NCC) President Mike Brown today announced the appointment of Tom Super as vice president of communications, where he will...


Aug 01, 2011, 01:52 ET Dr. Ashley Peterson Joins NCC as Vice President of Science and Technology

Dr. Ashley Peterson has joined the National Chicken Council staff as Vice President of Science and Technology, succeeding Steve Pretanik, who...


Jul 27, 2011, 09:39 ET Poultry Industry Statement on Pew's 'Report'

The National Chicken Council and the U.S. Poultry & Egg Association released a statement today in response to the Pew Charitable Trust's comments on...


Jul 13, 2011, 12:45 ET WASDE Report Marks Turning Point as Ethanol Gobbles Up Corn, NCC Says

This week's report on corn and other grains by the U.S. Department of Agriculture marks an important turning point in the evolution of agriculture,...


Jul 07, 2011, 04:12 ET Livestock and Poultry Groups Comment on Ethanol "Compromise"

A coalition of livestock and poultry groups released a statement today regarding the proposed "compromise" on abolition of the Volumetric Ethanol...


Apr 07, 2011, 03:18 ET Poultry Groups Urge Obama to Keep Food Inspectors on the Job

Poultry industry associations urged the Obama Administration Thursday to classify federal food inspectors as "essential" personnel to avoid any...


Feb 10, 2011, 03:17 ET Mike Brown Named President of National Chicken Council

The next president of the National Chicken Council will be Mike Brown, currently senior vice president for legislative affairs of the American Meat...


Jan 06, 2011, 11:58 ET Don Tyson a Titan of the Industry, National Chicken Council Says

The National Chicken Council released the following statement on the death of Don Tyson, former Chairman of the Board and CEO of Tyson Foods, Inc.:...