Goffle Road Poultry Farm, based in Wyckoff, NJ, received $4.2 million from the US Department of Agriculture as part of the more than $223 million grants and loans distributed nationwide to smaller, independent processors.
Acting on a directive from the Biden-Harris administration, the US Department of Agriculture is offering more than $223 million in grants and loans toward growing competition and expanding meat and poultry processing capacity in the United States.
Tanmiah Food Co. and Tyson Foods Inc., Springdale, Ark., have partnered to invest in expanding the poultry capacity of Supreme Foods Processing Co. (SFPC), a subsidiary of Tanmiah, to facilitate the company to increase its capacity of chicken production by 100,000 tonnes per year and its daily processing capacity to over 1 million birds as part of a deal that was signed in July 2022.
Noting that a resolution to the cyberattack that occurred Nov. 6 will take time and result in some service disruptions, executives with Maple Leaf Foods, Inc. said Nov. 8 they are finding “manual workarounds” to keep operations going.
Following the US Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) declaration of Salmonella as an adulterant in breaded and stuffed raw chicken products, the National Chicken Council delivered its public comments to the agency.
As part of the US Department of Agriculture’s $223 million investment in meat and poultry processing capacity, Saline River Farms LLC and USDA officials announced on Nov. 2 the company’s intent to build an 83,000-square-foot plant in Southern Illinois.