America’s largest private sector union, representing 30,000 pork workers, challenges USDA policy.
New research identifies steps for retailers and packers to seize once-in-a-generation opportunity.
ANALYSIS: Filling single shift and adding second shifts are on horizon for the industry.
Legislative Watch: Slaughter inspection update has opposition; limited Japan deal ahead; House keeps government running; Farm Safety Week ends tomorrow.
FSIS will continue to conduct 100% inspection of animals before slaughter and 100% carcass-by-carcass inspection, as mandated by Congress.
The industry is capable of running above total rated capacity for short periods. Such should be the case this fall.
Last month the National Association of Federal Veterinarians announced its support for USDA's recently proposed New Swine Inspection Service.
Because of lifestyle changes and a growing desire for convenience food, demand for processed meat has increased in Korea in recent years.