A recent trade mission to Asia by the National Pork Board International Marketing Committee built lasting relationships with international customers and elevated U.S. pork as the global protein of choice.
2016 Blue Ribbon Bacon Queen Allison Schafer shares some of her experiences as representative of all things bacon. Although her reign ended last year, she continues to share her love of bacon with others.
An El Salvadoran woman tried to smuggle pork sausage into the U.S. by putting it in baby formula containers. Pork from El Salvador is not allowed in the U.S. because of swine vesicular disease in that country.
Seven cases of African swine fever in China are pressuring pig farmers in the central and northern areas can't transport pigs through the affected areas to packing plants in the southern part of the state.