National Pork Board Antibiotic Resistance Database

All projects currently listed in the National Pork Board (NPB) research database relating to antibiotic resistance were identified, summarized, and categorized.  After developing a search term strategy, relevant research projects were briefly abstracted and then characterized using risk analysis based…

Risk Assessment for Salmonella spp. in Cooked Pork

The purpose of this research was to develop a retail-to-table risk assessment to evaluate the likelihood of developing salmonellosis from consumption of a serving of enhanced or un-enhanced pork chops (bone-in) and roasts (boneless) cooked to end point temperatures of…

Development of a Broadly Protective PRRS Vaccine

The current vaccines against PRRSV protect pigs exposed to the strain used to make the vaccine, but not to the many field strains that herds encounter. The lack of protection against heterologous challenge may be caused by genetic variability of…