More than half the US production of broiler chickens is in states along the coast frequently struck by hurricanes.
Turkey has become easier to produce over the years, making it easier on American wallets – with some environmental benefits as well.
The current review of standards for egg and poultry farming does little to assuage fears that the industry wields too much influence. Only an independent regulator can restore public confidence.
A global trend to regulate frequent antibiotic use in livestock and poultry production is emerging but Africa is still lagging behind.