World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article

British Poultry Council

Article Id: WHEBN0026764075
Reproduction Date:

Title: British Poultry Council  
Author: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Language: English
Subject: Agricultural Land Classification, British Egg Industry Council, Fresh Start Initiative, Tenant Farmers Association, Farmers' Union of Wales
Collection:
Publisher: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Publication
Date:
 

British Poultry Council

British Poultry Council
Abbreviation BPC
Type Trade association
Legal status Non-profit company
Purpose Poultry meat in the UK
Location
  • 5 - 11 Lavington Street, Southwark, London, SE1 0NZ
Membership 25 poultry companies
Chief Executive Peter Bradnock
Affiliations Association of Poultry Processors and Poultry Trade in the EU countries (AVEC)
Website BPC

The British Poultry Council is the UK's only trade group for poultry meat.

Function

It represents the British poultry meat industry and keeps up to date with developments in the industry, and food safety. Food safety regulation includes campylobacter and battery chickens.

It does not represent egg farmers.

Structure

It is situated just off Southwark Street (A3200) near the Blue Fin Building, and just south of the Tate Modern.

It is divided into different industry sectors:

  • Chicken
  • Turkey
  • Goose
  • Breeders and hatchers
  • Primary breeders
  • Hen packers

Members include Bernard Matthews and the Faccenda Group.

See also

External links

  • British Poultry Council
  • AVEC

News items

  • Campylobacter in October 2009
  • Food labelling in April 2009
  • Low carbon technology in October 2008
  • £1.99 chickens at Tesco in February 2008
  • Battery chickens in January 2008
  • Free-range advertising in January 2008
  • Bird flu in February 2007
  • Chicken freshness in March 2004
This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and USA.gov, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for USA.gov and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
 
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
 
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.
 


Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from Project Gutenberg are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.