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January 11, 2012

Bell & Evans Wins Leading Consumer Magazine’s Best Buffalo Wings

For the second year in a row, the leading consumer magazine has chosen Bell & Evans Buffalo Style Wings as the best wings over six other brands. “…the next best thing to restaurant wings.” In the same issue,  they cautioned the public to ‘know their chicken’. Raw chicken may not be as unprocessed as it looks. Some...

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August 23, 2011

Four Letter Words

CORN – For centuries it’s been a mainstay of American agriculture. Native Americans taught the first European settlers the importance of corn. So when did it become a four-letter word?  During the depression, the Agricultural Act of 1938 legislated price supports for corn, cotton, and wheat. This system, evolved over the last seventy years, when...

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August 8, 2011

International Organic Scandal: Major Canadian Grain Exporter’s Certification Suspended

“We have been aware of problems with imported soybeans for years and have been actively investigating this operation for many months,” said Mark Kastel, Senior Farm Policy Analyst at The Cornucopia Institute.

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March 17, 2011

The new

Our new website launched this week and I invite you all to check it out. A lot has happened since our last web update, so there’s plenty to see. Going Organic… In case you didn’t know, we now offer a complete line of fresh organic chicken. This link on the home page will take you...

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October 22, 2010

New York Times unveils Bell & Evans’ new, humane stunning system

Family-owned premium poultry processor Bell & Evans has remained at the front of its industry’s flock by prioritizing high quality from all angles—from its antibiotic-free chicken to the materials and processes within its facilities.

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November 27, 2007

Bell & Evans Statement On The Use Of Ionophores

On November 20th 2007, The New York Times reported that the USDA withdrew their approval for Tyson Foods Antibiotic Free label due to the use of ionophores in their feed formulation. The USDA stated that it had long considered ionophores to be antibiotics and in a letter dated November 6th 2007 the USDA informed Tyson...

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May 1, 2007

Statement about the use of Melamine in animal feed

To Our Valued Customers: On Wednesday April 25, 2007, it came to national attention that a potentially harmful substance, melamine, was found in feed given to hogs and chickens in several states. Melamine is a chemical that is normally used in pesticides and resins. According to one theory, melamine may have been added to wheat...

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April 7, 2006

Bell & Evans chickens are never fed Arsenic!

For many years we have been talking about the use of Arsenic in poultry feed, fortunately on Wednesday 4/5/06, Marian Burros from the New York Times wrote an article confirming our concerns, “it (Arsenic) is deliberately being added to chicken in this country, with many scientists saying it is unnecessary. Until recently there was a...

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March 14, 2006

Bell & Evans featured on CNN

Bell & Evans Bio-Security With heightened concern about avian influenza, Bell & Evans chicken company in Fredericksburg, PA is a role model to the poultry industry in protecting its flocks. And, in the unlikely event of an outbreak, it has protocols in place to handle the situation. Bell & Evans was recently featured on CNN’s...

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October 19, 2005

The steps we take to combat the spread of Avian Influenza (Bird Flu)

Many of you have asked questions about what we do at Bell & Evans to protect our birds from Avian Influenza. So, we would like to take this opportunity to review with you our bio-security policies and procedures. At Bell & Evans, we pride ourselves on high bio-security practices at all times, not only in...

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