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Shady Chicken-Meat Imports Have Canadian Poultry Producers Riled Up

Posted September 03, 2014

Under Economic Issues, International Trade Issues

(Alberta Farmer)

Canadian chicken producers are crying foul over shady American spent fowl exports.

Last year, Canada imported more than 97 million kilograms of chicken meat that was declared as being from spent fowl – which is 110% of the United States’ entire annual spent fowl production.

“We’re importing a lot more (spent fowl) than the United States even produces,” said Erna Ference, chair of Alberta Chicken Producers. “That leads us to believe there’s some foul play coming into effect.” Read more here.