OSHA, South Dakota pork plant (Smithfield) settle coronavirus complaint

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...

New Swine Transport Trailer Design Guidelines Expected to Improve Cleanability, Safety, Animal Welfare

Farmscape for November 15, 2021 Full Interview 9:52 Listen New swine transport trailer design guidelines under development by the Prairie Swine Center are expected to...

Pain Control During Piglet Processing

Introduction Castration and tail-docking are common procedures occurring in the Canadian swine industry. Castration prevents boar taint, reduces aggressive behaviour and minimizes handling challenges often...

NPPC Applauds USDA Decision to Allow Faster Line Speeds

WASHINGTON, D.C., Nov. 12, 2021 – The National Pork Producers Council today commended the U.S. Department of Agriculture for allowing some pork packing plants...

Yanick Gervais Appointed President and CEO of Olymel

Ghislain Gervais, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Olymel, is proud to announce the appointment of Yanick Gervais as President and CEO of...

USMEF Conference Focuses on Booming Demand, Supply-Side Challenges

The Strategic Planning Conference and Board of Directors Meeting got underway Nov. 10 in Carlsbad, Calif. USMEF Chair Pat Binger, who heads international sales...

Boehringer Ingelheim Announces New Leadership in Swine and Poultry Divisions

Director of Marketing, Director of Professional Services Veterinarians, join team Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health announces two new hires in the U.S. Swine and Poultry divisions. Sharon Holt, Director of Marketing, U.S. Swine and Poultry Sharon Holt has been...

Bulgaria reports African swine fever outbreak at industrial farm

Bulgarian veterinary authorities on Monday reported a new outbreak of African swine fever at an industrial farm that has a total of 180 pigs...

Smithfield Foods’ Vice President of IT Applications Honored at STEP Ahead Awards for Excellence...

Smithfield Foods, Inc. is pleased to announce that Jona Smith, vice president of IT applications services, received a 2021 STEP Ahead Honoree award from The Manufacturing...

Application of Heat Revolutionises Swine Transport Trailer Disinfection

Farmscape for November 9, 2021 Full Interview 10:36 Listen The Associate Dean Research and Partnerships with the University of Saskatchewan's College of Engineering says the...
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