Pork

Fresh and frozen, whole-muscle pork cuts are the featured topic here.

ARTICLES

Clemens Food Group bringing pork plant + 800 jobs to Michigan

A new Clemens Food Group pork processing operation is coming to Coldwater Township.
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State of the Industry: Pork

Pork plows though ‘interesting’ year

This year has been an interesting year for the fresh pork category
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China halts some pork imports over ractopamine usage

China currently requires third party verification that U.S. pork shipped to the country is free of the additive ractopamine.
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Queen city Sausage: The Independent Processor of the Year

As one of Cincinnati’s last remaining meat companies, Queen City Sausage excels at giving back to the community.
In 1965, Queen City Sausage was a fledgling sausage company in Cincinnati, a city full of established, well-known processors.
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Protein Problem Solver

Immunological castration unlocks value for sustainable pork supply chain

Rising input costs, disease outbreaks, trade restrictions and channel customer mandates have challenged the pork supply chain in recent years to work harder to remain profitable
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Pork 101 program to offer insights into the pork industry

PORK 101 is hosted by AMSA in cooperation with the National Pork Board and is sponsored by Elanco Animal Health.
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FSIS announces new ractopamine control requirements for pork exported to China

The USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) has updated its export library for China with new requirements for U.S. pork and pork products.
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The 2014 World Pork Expo reflects positive producer outlook

The 2014 World Pork Expo attracted nearly 20,000 pork producers and other professionals from 32 countries to Des Moines, Iowa, June 4-6.
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Cargill moves to group housing for company’s sows; facilities to be completed by end of 2015

Marketplace desire for pork from alternative sow housing influenced decision.
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USDA announces funding, issues federal order to combat PEDv

The USDA announced $26.2 million in funding to combat PEDv and PDCoV.
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EVENTS

Sponsored Webinar

Optimizing the Efficacy of Antimicrobial Application on Meat & Poultry

6/11/14
Online!
Contact: Adam Thomas
There are several intervention options available to processors for antimicrobial application, many of which can result in a cleaner label. Spraying antimicrobials on the product or into product packages is a newer technology that is gaining rapid acceptance. This webinar will take a close look at using spray technology to apply antimicrobials and help attendees determine if it is the best intervention method for their operations. Read More

Industry

Eastern National Intercollegiate Meat Judging Contest

10/4/14
Wyalusing, PA
United States
The Eastern National Intercollegiate Meat Judging Contest will be hosted by Cargill in Wyalusing, PA. Read More

Industry

American Royal Intercollegiate Meat Judging Contest

10/19/14
Omaha, NE
United States
The American Royal Intercollegiate Meat Judging Contest will be hosted by Nebraska Beef in Omaha, NE. Read More

Industry

International Intercollegiate Meat Judging Contest

11/16/14
Dakota City, NE
United States
The International Intercollegiate Meat Judging Contest will be hosted by Tyson Foods in Dakota City, NE. Read More

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Podcasts

Brenneman analyzes Butterball’s new animal care, well-being program

Rod Brenneman, CEO of Butterball, discusses his company's new Animal Care and Well-Being Program, his company's certification by the American Humane Association and further animal-handling initiatives, all officially announced in September 2013.

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National Provisioner

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December 2014

The December issue of NP features a cover story on the GNP Company, an article on animal welfare, the 2015 economic outlook, and so much more!

 

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Independent Processor

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December 2014

The December issue of IP features cover story: A full Haus, Mike Sloan’s award-winning bratwursts draw visitors to the Hermann Wurst Haus by the thousands.

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