Effects of incorporating red meat into a Mediterranean-style dietary pattern on cardiometabolic and emotional well-being

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#15-080

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Full Report Received

07/31/2017

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The Mediterranean-style eating pattern (Med Pattern) is consistently associated with decreased chronic disease risk (1-3) with emerging evidence suggesting improved quality of life (4-6) and sleep (7). A Med Pattern is characterized by relatively high consumption of fruits, vegetables, whole-grains,…

National Pork Board Antibiotic Resistance Database

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#16-268

Full Report Received

07/12/2017

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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…

Effect of short term high tryptophan diet fed to sows on subsequent piglet behavior

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#15-066

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Full Report Received

07/10/2017

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Laws have been passed in several states requiring group housing for pregnant sows. However, the predominant problem with group housing sows is aggression. Different approaches, such as changing group size, space per sow, advanced technologies (such as electronic sow feeding),…

The impact of pad cooling on barn environment, finishing pig performance and producer profitability

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#13-062

Full Report Received

07/04/2017

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Use of evaporative cooling pads are common on sow farms in the Southeastern U.S., yet their potential use on grow-finish facilities to alleviate seasonality in growth performance has yet to be characterized.

Evaluation of influenza dynamics in exhibition swine at jackpot shows

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#16-082

Full Report Received

07/01/2017

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Pigs play a critical role in the ecology and epidemiology of influenza A viruses (IAVs) by serving as a source of novel reassortant viruses infecting humans. Agricultural fairs and livestock exhibitions create an environment conducive to zoonotic IAV transmission by…

A Randomized, Controlled, Crossover Trial to Assess the Effects of a Lean Pork-containing, High-protein Breakfast on Indices of Satiety and Metabolic Health In Men and Women with

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#16-104

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Full Report Received

06/22/2017

Experimental studies in humans designed to test the impact of pork consumption on glucose homeostasis and other elements of the cardiometabolic risk factor profile are limited. Previous research on pork intake and type 2 diabetes, metabolic syndrome and related components…

National Pork Retail Benchmarking Study

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#14-262

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Full Report Received

05/31/2017

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The primary objective of this project was to benchmark fresh pork quality at the retail store level. A great deal of variation in pork quality exists in the retail marketplace, leaving consumers with a broad variety of pork quality characteristics,…