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The Humane Society of the United States is driving  a grassroots campaign against Oscar Mayer over its failure to live up to a pledge made six years ago to end the use of gestation crates. The animal activists’ group is...
In a notable projection, the USDA's Economic Research Service (ERS) anticipates a significant shift in the global meat export landscape, with pork poised to overtake chicken by 2033. If realized, this would mark the first time since 1976 that...
In light of the upcoming closure of a Tyson Foods Inc. pork plant in Perry, Iowa, state lawmakers are advocating for an extension of unemployment benefits for affected workers. The closure, which will result in the loss of nearly...
The U.S. is facing an alarming shortfall of veterinarians to treat livestock and poultry in rural areas, threatening public health, food safety, and economic growth in communities that depend on agriculture, according to a new report commissioned by Farm...
In response to a recent mislabeling incident involving U.S. pork, Taiwan's FDA tightens inspection measures on imported pork, reinstating a batch-by-batch check for the leanness-enhancing drug ractopamine. The move, effective immediately, applies to all imported pork, irrespective of its...
Four educational conferences for pork producers across Iowa will take place February 19-22. The Iowa Pork Producers Association, Iowa Pork Industry Center, and Iowa State University Extension and Outreach are joining forces to offer updates on the economic outlook...
The Missouri Pork Association, in conjunction with the University of Missouri Extension, will host the 11th annual Swine Health Symposium on July 31, 2024 at Bradford Research Farm in Columbia. The program will be held from 8:45 am to...
To further build consumer confidence that the pork on their plate was raised with the highest standards of science-based animal care, NPB undertook the rigorous USDA audit process to demonstrate their national programs, Pork Quality Assurance (PQA®)  Plus, PQA...
On August 25, the Missouri Pork Association (MPA) announced their endorsement of Attorney General Eric Schmitt for U.S. Senate. Schmitt has been a voice for rural Missouri and a leading state attorney general that ensures the values of agriculture...
The College of Veterinary Medicine was among 11 campus units selected to receive funding through the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign’s Investment for Growth (IFG) program for FY24. The college’s proposal, entitled Virtual Care Hub in the College of Veterinary Medicine,...
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