Not all Protein is the Same: Poultry’s Protein Advantage

A surprising number of American shoppers have wildly incorrect beliefs about what foods are the most protein-packed. Consumer research by Nielson found that many people didn’t make the grade when quizzed on their protein knowledge. When asked about poultry, 58 percent of consumers who r... Read More >

Labels: Gimmick or Good?

Gimmick or good? This infographic explains what common labels found on chicken really mean. Read More >

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Technical Services Laboratory Earns Global Accreditation

In the poultry business as any other food production industry, quality products and food safety standards are of primary concern. To ensure that our products are of the highest quality, Sanderson Farms’ extensive quality control initiatives include laboratory testing of our meat product... Read More >

Chickopedia: What Consumers Need to Know

Consumers often get mixed messages regarding some food industry terms. Some of these terms may appear on chicken labels. Here are the facts to help clear up any definition confusion. Read More >

The Rumor Roost

Many myths and misconceptions surround the poultry industry. This fact sheet outlines the truth about antibiotics, hormones, and animal welfare. Read More >

The Business of Chicken Infographic

This infographic outlines key facts and statistics about the U.S. poultry industry. Chicken is the nation's most consumed protein, and the U.S. broiler industry employs nearly 1,400,000 people. Read More >

Poultry Myths Fact Sheet

Contrary to what many believe, there is no credible scientific data supporting the idea that treating chickens with antibiotics negatively impacts human health. All chicken available to buy at the grocery store is free of antibiotic residue and added hormones. Sanderson Farms debunks so... Read More >

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Truth in Labeling

“Natural,” “organic,” “hormone free,” “pesticide free,” “non-GMO”- these are just a few of the terms that consumers encounter when purchasing meat at the local grocery store. While some argue these labeling terms describe the products, others have argued the terms are meaningless and pa... Read More >

Advances in Animal Agriculture: What the Center for a Livable Future, Pew Commission & Others Aren’t Telling you about Food Production

The Animal Agriculture Alliance summarizes efforts made by the animal agriculture community to collaborate, fund research, and meet high food safety and animal care standards. This document details how the cattle, poultry, and swine industries have tried to enhance programs to achieve t... Read More >