Media statement

ACMF Statement – Meat Intake and Cancer Risk

The ACMF is the national, peak organisation for those involved in the chicken meat industry in Australia, including chicken farmers and chicken meat processors. We are aware of the Channel 9 News segment that aired on 9 September which raised concerns about poultry meat intake and certain cancer risks. Dr Vivien Kite, Executive Director, ACMF [...]

By | 2019-09-10T08:22:38+00:00 September 10th, 2019|Comments Off on ACMF Statement – Meat Intake and Cancer Risk

Poultry Welfare Standards and Guidelines

The Australian Chicken Meat Federation today welcomes the release for public consultation of new draft poultry welfare standards and guidelines. These requirements and recommendations for achieving good poultry welfare have been developed in consultation with poultry industries in Australia, government, scientists and animal welfare groups. This represents a significant step forward for poultry welfare in [...]

By | 2018-03-20T00:51:11+00:00 November 30th, 2017|Comments Off on Poultry Welfare Standards and Guidelines

Statement from Dr Vivien Kite, Executive Director, Australian Chicken Meat Federation (ACMF) – 7.30 Report

As the peak body representing the meat chicken industry we are aware of the 7.30 Report segment that aired last night and which has raised concerns about poultry processing practices. It appears from this footage that there were clear failures in the systems that were in place in this plant that should have ensured that [...]

By | 2018-03-23T13:12:24+00:00 November 17th, 2017|Comments Off on Statement from Dr Vivien Kite, Executive Director, Australian Chicken Meat Federation (ACMF) – 7.30 Report