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Incineration: Part of Biosecurity

Jan 17, 2011 by Farm Journal's Pork
Every pork producer has to deal with dead-animal disposal. But theres more to it than simply eliminating the carcasses; the process is critical in terms of keeping the rest of your herd healthy.

N.C. Moratorium Extended to 4 Years

Jan 17, 2011 by Farm Journal's Pork
A North Carolina Senate bill has been amended to extend a state ban on new or expanded pork production operations to Sept. 1, 2007. The original bill proposed extending the current moratorium for another two years, whic

Smithfield is Buying Farmland Foods

Jan 17, 2011 by Farm Journal's Pork
Farmland Industries has reached an agreement to sell it Farmland Foods unit to Smithfield Foods for approximately $363.5 million. Smithfield will acquire substantially all of the assets, and certain liabilities, of Farm

Whats Up with PSE?

Jan 17, 2011 by Farm Journal's Pork
After the pork industry decided to eliminate the Napole and Halothane genes, you would think the incidence of pale soft exudative pork would decline – and youd be wrong.

USDA Issues Meat Shipping Guidelines

Jan 17, 2011 by Farm Journal's Pork
Companies that ship meat, poultry and eggs should tighten security to protect the nations food supply against terrorist, according to voluntary guidelines released by USDAs Food Safety and Inspection Service.