The National Pork Board has adopted a resolution asking all U.S. pork producers to become certified in the Pork Quality Assurance (PQA) Plus program by June 30, 2010 and to achieve PQA Plus site status by Dec. 31, 2010
While a myriad of unforeseen causes can put your operation in the public eye, none are more challenging than those driven by activists who relish an opportunity to exploit a real or perceived weakness. Cindy Cunningham of the National Pork Board...
The old joke was: You know it's going to be a bad day when you find a 60 Minutes crew on your doorstep. Unfortunately, the humor is lost on today's pork producers, replaced by the reality that modern operations
Cargill Pork announced today that it has achieved eight critical animal welfare assurance goals pertaining to the production, handling, transporting and harvesting of hogs.
Over 26,000 U.S. pork producers have received Pork Quality Assurance Plus (PQA Plus) certification, according to a recent report from Erik Risa, manager of education programs for the Pork Checkoff.
The National Pork Board has placed a special call for proposals about on-farm euthanasia of swine.
The Council for Agricultural Science and Technology (CAST) has issued a report on “Scientific Assessment of the Welfare of Dry Sows Kept in Individual Accommodations.”
Two pork industry organizations have condemned actions on a Ohio hog farm reported in an HBO documentary “Death on a Factory Farm” that aired March 16