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Wednesday, November 01, 2017
Improving Hygienic Conditions One Way to Reduce Antibiotics
ANALYSIS - Reducing the use of antibiotics on-farm doesn't happen in a day. Rather, it's a philosophy change in farm management, according to Bruno Gonzalez-Zorn, professor at the University of Madrid....
Wednesday, August 30, 2017
World Pork Expo: Consumer Perceptions About Food, Food Safety
ANALYSIS - How do consumers really feel about their food and beverage choices in the supermarket and restaurants?...
Thursday, August 24, 2017
New Comprehensive Approach Aims to Modernize 100-Year-Old Meat Inspection Process
GLOBAL - In an effort to modernize the meat inspection process for the first time since the mid-1880s, Thermo Fisher Scientific will present a new and more efficient approach to help protect consumers...
Tuesday, April 18, 2017
What Can Big Data Do for the Swine Industry?
ANALYSIS - Big data is a hot topic in agriculture, and it's no stranger to the swine industry. Researchers are identifying how to apply big data and modeling to improve swine health in North America. ...
Wednesday, April 27, 2016
Tight Margins Call for Goal-Minded Planning
ANALYSIS - With swine producer margins tighter than ever, it's important for producers to review current protocols and set goals that can maximize return on investment. ...
Tuesday, June 16, 2015
Pork Commentary: US Country of Origin Labeling – Canada gets a Win
CANADA - Canadian Swine Producers got some good news this past week when the US House of Representatives voted 300 – 131 to repeal Country of Origin Labeling (COOL), writes Jim Long President – CEO...
Monday, March 16, 2015
FAQs: Official Swine ID Ear Tags in US
US - With the USDA Animal Disease Traceability (ADT) rules now in place there is an increasing emphasis on livestock traceability within State and Federal agencies and the livestock industry, writes Steve...
Tuesday, October 28, 2014
Simple Pig Ear Tag Reading, Smart Data Managing
GERMANY - Small, compact and cleverly connected: Big Dutchman introduces a robust innovation to read electronic sow ear tags at the EuroTier 2014....
Friday, September 07, 2012
Novus Announces New Design for Product Packaging
US - Novus International, Inc. announces the unveiling of a new design in its product packaging. ...
Friday, June 11, 2010
WPX 2010: Industry Backing for Animal ID
US - The National Pork Producers Council has called for animal identification legislation to be brought into force swiftly....
Friday, April 24, 2009
Pork Seminar Offers Everything but the Oink
SCOTLAND, UK - More than 50 chefs from throughout Scotland have been learning about the opportunities in using everything but the ‘oink’ from pig carcases to help profitability. ...
Monday, February 04, 2008
A Good Slap Needed
UK - Clear identification is a vital element of QA and traceability - and a legal requirement, so to help stockmen produce clear identification on slaughter pigs, BPEX has produced a slap marking instruction...

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