2013 Spring Call Animal Welfare Priorities

ANIMAL WELFARE The Pork Checkoff Animal Welfare Committee is requesting proposals on the specific research areas of interest listed below. All proposals submitted must address at least one of the specific research subtopics of interest described below.

PEDv confirmed in the US

USDA has confirmed that porcine epidemic diarrhea virus has been identified in the United States. Dr. Paul Sundberg, who is with the Pork Checkoff, offers background on this disease

Volume 26: Tender, Juicy, Flavorful Pork

Does menu organization matter? Can words increase pork’s appetite appeal? The National Pork Board delves into how operators can craft patron-pleasing menus and be more profitable with pork.

Pork Summit 2013

From indigenous barbecue and fresh sausage making to pairing whole hog market basket exercise, the 3rd annual Pork Summit was a feast for mind and stomach.

Volume 25: Now on Menus

Operators across the country are using the new pork terminology to their advantage. With USDA approved names for fourteen pork cuts, consumers can better understand what they’re ordering and chefs can position pork as premium. From spice-rubbed 16 oz. pork porterhouse chops to milk and honey-braised country-style ribs, new pork names make a statement. Take a look at […]