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2011-08-02 10:30:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- AgFeed Industries, Inc. (Nasdaq: FEED, NYSE Alternext: ALHOG) ("AgFeed" or the "Company"), an international agribusiness with operations in the U.S. and China, today at its annual shareholders' meeting announced its preliminary results for the second quarter of 2011. Today, AgFeed is on the verge of completing its transition from a company whose sole focus was China to one which has the majority of its operations in the United States and views...

2011-07-27 08:39:00

WASHINGTON, July 27, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- 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 environmental conditions in the Chesapeake bay region: America's broiler chicken companies and the 30,000 farm families that grow broiler chickens are committed to the responsible production of food that is safe, affordable and abundant for consumers in the United States and around the...

2011-07-07 20:31:00

WASHINGTON, July 7, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- American Humane Association is looking forward to examining a proposal announced today for federal legislation by United Egg Producers and the Humane Society of the United States to move egg-laying hens into the kind of "enriched colony systems" long endorsed and promoted by American Humane Association. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101108/DC97343LOGO ) American Humane Association supports the reversal by the Humane...

2011-06-24 12:13:00

LOS ANGELES, June 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, state legislators, farmers and California agricultural representatives banded together at the historic Los Angeles Farmers Market at 3rd and Fairfax to celebrate the official passage of ACR-42, a resolution that urges Californians to dedicate Sundays to eating California grown foods. California's budget woes - and our state's economy - could be bolstered to the tune of $15.6 billion annually if Californians pledged to eat all locally...

2011-06-17 04:30:00

WEIFANG, China, June 17, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Yuhe International, Inc. (NASDAQ: YUII) ("Yuhe" or the "Company"), a leading supplier of day-old chickens raised for meat production, or broilers, in the People's Republic of China ("PRC"), today announced that its management will comment on the volatility of the Company's shares through a special conference call before the market opens on Friday, June 17, 2011. The Company will host a special conference call at 8:30 a.m....

2011-05-31 21:07:47

Rutgers-Camden legal scholar notes problems If you think that you're using humanely produced eggs for your omelets or deviled eggs, think again. Egg companies recognize that most Americans care about the welfare of farmed animals and many market their eggs with labels claiming the hens were treated well. But a Rutgers"“Camden law professor warns that many of the animal welfare claims on egg cartons aren't all that they're cracked up to be. Sheila Rodriguez, a clinical associate...

2011-05-02 14:04:00

United Poultry Concerns Draws Attention to the Plight and Delight of Chickens MACHIPONGO, Va., May 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- International Respect for Chickens Day is an annual project of United Poultry Concerns dedicated to celebrating the beauty of chickens and protesting the misery of their lives in farming operations. Launched in 2005, International Respect for Chickens Day urges people to do a compassionate ACTION for chickens on or around May 4 - leafleting on a busy street...

2011-04-15 11:46:00

ALPHARETTA, Ga., April 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- As the economy makes a sluggish recovery, American families continue to find themselves struggling with food insecurity. According to the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), 50 million Americans, or one in six, live in food insecure households, including 17 million children. In response to the need, America's egg farmers are donating more than 11 million eggs this Easter season to food banks across the nation as part of its...

2011-04-14 07:30:00

WEIFANG, China, April 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Yuhe International, Inc. (NASDAQ: YUII) ("Yuhe" or the "Company"), a leading supplier of day-old chickens raised for meat production, or broilers, in the People's Republic of China ("PRC"), today announced that its management wishes to comment on the recent price volatility of the Company's shares. "The Company's management is not aware of any negative allegations against the Company with respect to its operations that may...

2011-04-12 18:16:00

OLYMPIA, Wash., April 12, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- American Humane Association officials are hailing Monday's ground-breaking vote in the Washington state House of Representatives approving Senate Bill 5487 - a historic piece of legislation that will significantly improve animal welfare in commercial egg-laying chicken operations. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101108/DC97343LOGO) Passage of this significant legislation will create the nation's most rigorous program,...