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Sunday February 26th, 2017 11:31PM

AP Business - Poultry & Egg

China closes live poultry markets amid deadly flu outbreak
China is ordering the closure of live poultry markets in its south-central regions where the worst outbreak of bird flu in years has killed at least 87 people
2:31AM ( 1 week ago )
China Jan. bird flu deaths hit 79, most since at least 2013
China's national health authority says an outbreak of bird flu killed 79 people around the country in January, the highest monthly death toll from the H7N9 strain in at least three years
11:00PM ( 1 week ago )
Chicken processor plans to invest $2M in Carthage, hire 150
A new wholesale company that includes some Georgia partners will invest more than $2 million and hire 150 people to process chicken in Leake County, Mississippi
1:37PM ( 1 week ago )
Some China cities close poultry markets amid bird flu fears
Several Chinese cities are shutting down their poultry markets in the wake of a bird flu outbreak that has killed at least two dozen people across a wide swath of China
12:45AM ( 1 week ago )
Chicken farmers say processors treat them like servants
Former chicken farmers in five states have filed a federal lawsuit accusing giant poultry processing companies of treating the farmers who raise the chickens like indentured servants and colluding to fix prices paid to them
9:10PM ( 2 weeks ago )