Wednesday, September 23, 2020
US pork exports to China surge beyond pre-trade war numbers
Panjiva, S&P Global Market Intelligence's research unit said United States pork exports to China have increased past pre-trade war numbers, led by JBS and Smithfield Foods owner WH Group, Reuters reported.
Tuesday, September 15, 2020
National Pork Board: US pork producers becoming increasingly efficient
As US pig farmers continue to fight back from the negative impact of COVID-19 and the ups and downs of markets and bad weather, a new study released by the National Pork Board, Production Analysis Summary for US Pork Industry: 2017-2019, sh ...
Tuesday, September 15, 2020
COVID-19 relief package among top issues at conference hosted by US pork council
A COVID-19 relief package that includes much-needed assistance to US hog farmers in crisis and foreign animal disease prevention top the list of five critical issues at this week's National Pork Producers Council's (NPPC) Legislative Action ...
Monday, September 14, 2020
Taiwan's Kuomintang starts referendum on import of US pork containing ractopamine
A referendum on Taiwan's recent approval of importing US pork containing ractopamine is the appropriate way for the public to express its opinion on the matter, said New Taipei City Mayor Hou You-yi on September 13.
Saturday, September 12, 2020
Chiayi city diverts from Taiwan's national policy on ractopamine in US pork imports
Chiayi City in Taiwan has decided to amend its local ordinances to require zero ractopamine in pork imports from the US, going against the new national policy to open the country to US pork containing ractopamine effective Jan. 1, 2021, Tai ...
Friday, September 11, 2020
US pork and beef exports decline in July, but 'on way to recovery'
US exports of both pork and beef declined in July compared with last year, even as production was "returning to near-normal levels", the US Meat and Export Federation (USMEF) said.
Wednesday, September 9, 2020
US pork farmers' group launches marketing campaign among consumers
The US National Pork Board has launched a new consumer marketing campaign that aims to elevate the at-home cooking experience by highlighting the common love for pork across a number of global cuisines.
Tuesday, September 1, 2020
Taiwan's opposition protests government allowing US pork imports with ractopamine
Johnny Chiang, chairman of Taiwan's opposition party Kuomintang (KMT) said they are against Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen's administration announcement to allow US pork imports containing ractopamine, South China Morning Post and Taiwan rep ...
Friday, August 14, 2020
New Zealand government's surplus pork buy scheme amid lockdown lauded
New Zealand Pork, which is the statutory industry board that works to support the country's pork producers and farmers, has praised the government for devising a scheme that helped the industry through the purchase of surplus pork, which wa ...
Wednesday, August 12, 2020
Lower US pork exports to China in H2: WH Group
China's WH Group expects pork exports from the United States to China to dip in the second half, chief financial officer Guo Lijun said on Tuesday, as the COVID-19 pandemic cut volumes being handled at US processing plants and lifted prices ...
Monday, July 27, 2020
US pork council urges Congress to save livelihood of hog farmers
US hog farmers continue to face an unprecedented emergency as a result of COVID-related challenges, with an estimated two million hogs still backed-up on farms according to an analysis by Dr. Steve Meyer, an economist with Kerns & Assoc ...
Monday, July 13, 2020
New project to identify gaps in US pork sector's biosecurity
The National Pork Board (NPB) and Swine Health Information Center (SHIC) are funding a 12-month long projectto identify gaps in US pork industry's national biosecurity, SHIC reported.
Sunday, July 12, 2020
US pork board launches new animal disease prevention tool
The US National Pork Board has released a new technology that helps hog producers stop large scale disease outbreaks before they even start, RFDTV reported.
Monday, June 22, 2020
US pork council challenges Californian proposition to regulate farm operations outside state borders
US state California's Proposition 12 imposes arbitrary animal housing standards that reach outside its borders to farms across the United States, but that does not sit well with the National Pork Producers Council and the American Farm Bure ...
Monday, June 1, 2020
Canadian, US pork industries intertwined, suffer with US processing plant shutdowns
Canadian pork farmers have often been closely linked to the pork industry in the US, and considering this, the shutdown of US pork processing plants has pummeled the Canadian pork industry amid the COVID-19 pandemic, St Albert Today reporte ...

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