Price Of Pork Products Expected To Rise

June 10, 2010 Aron Leedy, WLFI

High grain prices, thanks to an increased demand for alternative fuels, and a weak economy made 2008 and 2009 dismal. Purdue University Agricultural Economist Chris Hurt said in those two years, pork producers lost money. Because of those losses, pork supply is down 5% for this year.

In New York, Local Meat Is Easier To Find

From the smallest Greenmarkets in Manhattan to the convenient cardboard boxes of Fresh Direct home delivery, boutique meat from animals raised on local fields seems to be everywhere.

How Natural Is That Dean & Deluca Beef?

Every once in awhile when Im researching a story, I come across a lie told so openly no one suspects it to be anything but the truth. This one is a whopper. A company called Brandt Beef, which markets itself as The True Natural,and is the primary supplier to Dean & Deluca, supplying what the gourmet retailer describes as high-quality sustainable beef, operates what is pretty clearly a standard feedlot.

Redesigned Pork.org Web Site Offers New Features

June 10, 2010 National Pork Board

The Pork Checkoffs online information resource for pork producers pork.org is getting a new look to make it easier for producers to get the information they need quickly and efficiently. The redesigned site went “live” Monday morning and will be introduced to pork producers during World Pork Expo in Des Moines this week.

Klement’s To Serve Up Official Sausage Of Milwaukee’s Summerfest

Milwaukee’s Summerfest officials have designated Klements Sausage as The Official Sausage of Summerfest, it was announced Tuesday.