Pork Perspectives is a recurring column that provides business and leadership strategy tips from some of the pork industry’s finest. Meet Robbie Moody, head of U.S. pork marketing and business operations at Zoetis.
Despite many advancements in the industry’s focus on disease risk mitigation, 28 states still allow some type of garbage feeding to swine, increasing the risk of foreign animal disease (FAD) transmission.
New research from Dr. Diego Diel and Dr. Scott Dee and sponsored by the Swine Health Information Center shows that specific feed additives have the potential to reduce viral contamination levels in feed.
The National Pork Board and the National Pork Producers Council, along with other pork industry groups, urge pig farmers to ask questions of feed suppliers to help keep African Swine Fever out of the U.S.
The Feds’ seizure of one million pounds of pork from China in New Jersey on Friday has the pork industry concerned but also grateful for the diligence of Customs and Border Protection teams to protect U.S. borders.