Pork’s Versatility Shines Brightly this Holiday Season with Mexican Celebrity Ana Patricia Gámez

December 16, 2020 National Pork Board

Mexican-born celebrity and host Ana Patricia Gámez has partnered with the National Pork Board to share joy and delicious recipes as part of its latest campaign, Menú Urbano, where time-honored recipes are gathered from three major Hispanic-influenced cities across the country (Miami, Los Angeles, and El Paso) with the goal of celebrating cultures from around the world and encouraging Latinos to enjoy pork in the most authentic way possible: as street food.

New Report: Pork Industry Makes Gains in Sustainability

September 17, 2020 National Pork Board

As America’s pig farmers continue to fight back from the negative impact of COVID-19 and the ups and downs of markets and bad weather, a new study released by the National Pork Board, Production Analysis Summary for U.S. Pork Industry: 2017-2019, shows that America’s pig farmers continue to make strides in overall sustainability by being more efficient every day.

China Eyes US Poultry, Pork Imports in Trade Talks: Sources

China would likely lift a ban on U.S. poultry as part of a trade deal and may buy more pork to meet a growing supply deficit, but it is not willing to allow a prohibited growth drug used in roughly half the U.S. hog herd, two sources with knowledge of the negotiations said.

Pork Industry to Gain Power Over Inspections

The Trump administration plans to shift much of the power and responsibility for food safety inspections in hog plants to the pork industry as early as May, cutting the number of federal inspectors by about 40% and replacing them with plant employees.