Source: Associated Press A coalition of California restaurants and grocery stores has filed a lawsuit to block implementation of a new farm animal welfare law, adding to uncertainty about whether bacon and other fresh pork products will be much more...
Margins were mixed to slightly weaker across spot and forward marketing periods with relatively steady trade in both hog prices and feed costs over the second half of November. Cash hog prices appear to have found a near-term low...
Our esteemed panel debates many hot topics in the Pork Industry. -Rebecca Davis from Barton Hog Farms in Homer Michigan -TJ Klopp, Owner of Cedar Villa Farms in Zurich Ontario Canada -Aaron Juergens, Owner of Sunburst Valley Farms in Carroll Iowa -Chris Van...
U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced the investment of $32 million in grants awarded to 167 meat and poultry slaughter and processing facilities to support expanded capacity and efficiency through the Meat and Poultry Inspection...
Source: NBC Federal workplace safety regulators announced Monday that they have reached an agreement with Smithfield Foods to settle a contested citation of the company’s coronavirus safety measures during a massive outbreak last year at a South Dakota pork processing...
An unprecedented global event will take researchers, professionals, producers and executives from nearly 50 countries to Florida, in the United States, to think about the new Era of International Pork Meat Bringing together the leading experts involved in the world's...
The swine industry is battling a tough strain of porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome (PRRS) virus – PRRS 1-4-4 Lineage 1C. It is an unusual strain because infections peak in spring/summer, as well as fall/winter months, compared to other strains that typically only peak in fall/winter months. However,...
Russia's biggest pork producer, privately-held Miratorg, reported on Tuesday an outbreak of African Swine Fever (ASF) at a site in the Belgorod province in central Russia. Spread partly by wild boars, ASF is harmless to human beings but is highly...
Source: PigHealthToday.com Farm workers can play a significant role in the transmission of influenza A virus (IAV) within sow farms, according to Gustavo Lopez, DVM, a PhD candidate at the University of Minnesota, under the advisorship of Dr. Montse Torremorell. “IAV...
The Biden administration is considering a proposal that could allow some pork plants to slaughter pigs more quickly if they boost staffing, a union official said, after a U.S. court struck down a Trump-era rule that removed line speed...
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