At its regularly scheduled November meeting, the National Pork Board’s board of directors approved the funding of a national Swine Health Information Center. The new, autonomous venture will focus its efforts on implementing industry preparedness for disease challenges that could affect U.S. swine herds.
Pork Quality Assurance® Plus (PQA Plus®) provides a framework for significant, relevant food safety standards and improved animal well-being. Due to pork producers’ commitment to continuous improvement, PQA Plus is regularly revised to increase its effectiveness, incorporate new research information, and ensure the program’s validity.
The National Pork Board will elevate U.S. pork as the global protein of choice by continuously and collaboratively working to do what’s right for people, pigs and the planet.
The National Pork Board is the catalyst that unites pork producers with key stakeholders focused on building a bright future for the pork industry through research, promotion and education.
Welcome to the main spot to find information about Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus (PEDV) from the Pork Checkoff.
Check out the latest the latest interim reports from ongoing Checkoff-funded PEDV Research and Resources, located at pork.org/pedv.
Also, the latest edition of the PEDV Update, as well as past issues, offer many valuable tips and links to PEDV information.
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We want to help customers and consumers appreciate the process and care that goes into bringing food to the marketplace, and that requires transparency and concrete actions. The We Care SM initiative was launched in 2008 as a joint effort of the National Pork Board, the National Pork Producers Council and state organizations representing farmers. We Care is a proactive, multifaceted initiative to promote responsible practices in all areas of farming and is a commitment to continuously evaluate and improve our methods.