2012 Pork Industry Progress Report
More people than ever before want to better understand where their food comes from and how it was produced. Organizations representing America’s 67,000 pig farmers have answered this call with the release of the 2012 Responsible Farming Progress Report. The report explains how pig farming has evolved over generations and tracks advancements that have been made in vital areas such as food safety, animal well-being, environmental stewardship and worker safety. Highlights include research showing reductions in environmental impacts, an assessment of animal housing options, responsible antibiotic use, participation in farm worker certification programs, perspectives of leading industry experts and much more.