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  1. Prosecutors drop charges against SC man accused of killing 30,000 chickensRead the original story

    Tuesday May 12 | ABC News 4 Charleston

    South Carolina authorities have dismissed charges against a man who they said was responsible for killing more than 300,000 chickens being raised by the company that earlier terminated his contract. The Item of Sumter reports a judge in Clarendon County Tuesday said there wasn't enough evidence to move forward with the case against James Laverne Lowery.

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  2. Business news in briefRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | NWAonline

    JBS SA, which became the biggest meat company in the world by spending $5 billion to buy U.S. companies, says U.S. assets remain attractive with the dollar's rally against emerging-market currencies just getting started. The dollar will strengthen as prices adjust for everything from labor to commodities to restore the competitiveness of emerging economies including Brazil after a decade of rising wages and other costs, according to Wesley Batista, JBS' chief executive officer, whose family controls the company.

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  3. Pilgrim's Pride Sees Poultry Import Restrictions Remaining Rest of YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | Wall Street Journal

    Pilgrim's Pride Corp. expects many countries' restrictions on poultry imports from the U.S. will remain in place through the rest of 2015, the company's chief executive said, as U.S. poultry processors confront a fast-spreading avian influenza outbreak.

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  4. Pilgrim's Pride earnings more than doubleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | MarketWatch

    Pilgrim's Pride Corp.'s profit more than doubled in the first quarter as the chicken producer reported higher domestic sales that offset weaker exports. A bird flu outbreak in the U.S., the poultry industry's worst since the 1980s, has hurt demand and triggered import bans abroad.

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  5. Pilgrim's Pride posts uptick in first-quarter sales, incomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | The Boulder County Business Report

    Pilgrim's Pride Corp. on Wednesday reported an increase in revenue and income for its first quarter, which ended March 31. The Greeley-based operator of chicken-processing plants and prepared-food facilities reported sales of $2.05 million for the quarter compared with $2.02 billion for the same quarter last year. Net income for the quarter was $204.2 million, a 108 percent increase compared with $98.1 million for the same period a year ago.

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  6. Tyson Foods Plans To Cut Human Antibiotics In U.S. Chicken Flocks By 2017Read the original story

    Wednesday Apr 29 | Agri Marketing

    TYSON FOODS PLANS TO CUT HUMAN ANTIBIOTICS IN U.S. CHICKEN FLOCKS BY 2017 Apr. 29, 2015 Reuters reports: Tyson Foods Inc , the largest U.S. poultry producer, plans to eliminate use of human antibiotics in its chicken flocks by September 2017, one of the most aggressive timetables yet set by an American poultry company. The Arkansas-based chicken and meat company also said Tuesday it is working on ways to curtail such on-farm drug practices at its other protein businesses, which include pork and beef.

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  7. UPDATE 1-Tyson Foods to end use of human antibiotics in U.S. chickens by 2017Read the original story

    Tuesday Apr 28 | Reuters

    Tyson Foods Inc, the largest U.S. poultry producer, plans to eliminate use of human antibiotics in its chicken flocks by September 2017, one of the most aggressive timetables yet set by an American poultry company. The Arkansas-based chicken and meat company also said Tuesday it is working on ways to curtail such on-farm drug practices at its other protein businesses, which include pork and beef.

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  8. Tyson Foods Plans To Cut Human Antibiotics In US Chicken Flocks By 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 28 | Medical Daily

    Tyson Foods Inc, the largest U.S. poultry producer, plans to eliminate the use of human antibiotics in its chicken flocks by September 2017 - one of the most aggressive timelines yet set by an American poultry company. The Arkansas-based chicken and meat giant also said it is working on ways to curtail such on-farm drug practices at its other protein businesses, which include pork and beef.

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  9. The Largest Chicken Supplier In The Country Is Going To Stop Using AntibioticsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 28 | ThinkProgress

    Tyson Foods Inc., which is the country's biggest poultry supplier, announced this week that it plans to eliminate the use of human antibiotics in its chicken flocks by 2017. The impending deadline is being described as "one of the most aggressive timelines yet set by an American poultry company."

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  10. JBS Corporation: Getting To Know One Of The Largest Food Companies In The WorldRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2015 | Seeking Alpha

    JBS owns 75.3% of Pilgrims Pride , which is one of five business units for which JBS reports selected information. JBS S.A. is a Brazilian company with 2014 revenue of R$120 billion Reais, primarily from the sale of animal protein and byproducts.

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  11. Pilgrim's expects of its chicken will be antibiotic-free by 2019Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2015 | Denver Post

    Pilgrim's Pride Corp., the second-largest U.S. poultry processor, plans to eliminate all antibiotics from a quarter of its chicken production by 2019, up from about 5 percent currently, according to its chief executive. Pilgrim's also is working to end its chicken operations' use of antibiotics needed to fight human illnesses, responding to mounting concerns among U.S. consumer groups and public-health officials that overuse of the products contributes to the spread of drug-resistant germs.

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  12. Pilgrim's: No antibiotic for 25% of its chickensRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2015 | MarketWatch

    Pilgrim's Pride Corp., the second-largest U.S. poultry processor, plans to eliminate all antibiotics from a quarter of its chicken production by 2019, up from about 5% currently, according to its chief executive. Pilgrim's also is working to end its chicken operations' use of antibiotics needed to fight human illnesses, responding to mounting concerns among U.S. consumer groups and public-health officials that overuse of the products contributes to the spread of drug-resistant germs.

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  13. Pilgrim's Pride fined $87K in safety violationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2015 | The Boulder County Business Report

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  14. Scorned grower arrested in Pilgrim's Pride chicken deathsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2015 | The Boulder County Business Report

    Authorities have arrested a man in connection with the deaths of more than 300,000 chickens raised by farmers in rural South Carolina who contract with Greeley-based Pilgrim's Pride Corp. , according to media reports. Clarendon County sheriff's deputies last week arrested chicken grower James Laverne Lowery, accused of killing 325,000 chickens.

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  15. Pilgrim's Pride to hold 1Q earnings call April 30Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2015 | The Boulder County Business Report

    Pilgrim's Pride Corp. will hold its first-quarter earnings call and webcast at 7 a.m. April 30. Executives for the Greeley-based chicken processing company will discuss financial and operational results followed by a question and answer period. Investors and analysts may pre-register for the webcast to receive a unique PIN to gain immediate access to the call and bypass the live operator.

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  16. Pilgrim's Pride Corporation to Host 2015 First Quarter Earnings Call on April 30, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2015 | GlobeNewswire

    Pilgrim's Pride Corporation announced today that it will host its first quarter 2015 earnings conference call and webcast on Thursday, April 30, 2015 at 7:00 a.m. MDT . Prepared remarks regarding the company's financial and operational results will be followed by a question and answer period with Pilgrim's executive management team.

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  17. Man arrested in chicken deaths lost contract with companyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2015 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    Investigators say a man arrested in connection with the deaths of 320,000 chickens once had a contract with the poultry company operating farms where the chickens died. James Lowery, 44, was arrested Tuesday night by Clarendon County Sheriff's deputies.

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  18. Man arrested in chicken deaths lost contract with companyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2015 | CBS 3 Springfield

    Investigators say a man arrested in connection with the deaths of 320,000 chickens once had a contract with the poultry company operating farms where the chickens died. James Lowery was arrested Tuesday night by Clarendon County Sheriff's deputies.

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  19. Man arrested in chicken deaths lost contract with companyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2015 | WNEM-TV Saginaw

    Investigators say a man arrested in connection with the deaths of 320,000 chickens once had a contract with the poultry company operating farms where the chickens died. James Lowery was arrested Tuesday night by Clarendon County Sheriff's deputies.

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  20. Minnesota bird flu cases rise as investigators arriveRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2015 | Fox News

    A lethal strain of bird flu has infected an eighth turkey flock in Minnesota, the nation's top turkey producer, in just over a month, officials said on Tuesday, a day after a team of epidemiologists arrived to investigate how the disease is spreading. Minnesota has detected five cases of the H5N2 flu, which can kill nearly an entire flock of poultry within 48 hours, in commercial turkey flocks since Thursday alone.

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