LATEST NEWS FROM Pork

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09:53AM Sep 15, 2020

OSHA Cites JBS Foods for Failing to Protect Workers from Coronavirus

Katie James
AgWeb Contributor

The processing company is the second major packer to be issued a citation related to the COVID-19 outbreaks that occurred this spring.

11:07AM Sep 14, 2020

China and Japan Ban Pork Imports from Germany

Jennifer Shike
AgWeb Contributor

China's ban on imports from Germany, its third largest supplier, comes as the world's top meat buyer faces a pork shortage of its own caused by a massive decline in

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11:36AM Sep 11, 2020

Meat Institute Disputes OSHA ‘Revisionism’

Greg Henderson
Editorial Director

North American Meat Institute said despite an OSHA citation related to COVID-19, the first priority of U.S. meat companies is the safety of the men and women working in their

10:19AM Sep 02, 2020

Shifting Beef, Pork Buying Behaviors

Greg Henderson
Editorial Director

Retail demand for both beef and pork has remained strong through the first five months of the coronavirus pandemic, but analysts see signs that demand could slow with weakening consumer

08:30AM Sep 01, 2020

USDA Extends Free Meals for Children

Jennifer Shike
AgWeb Contributor

In an unprecedented move, USDA announced on Monday that it will extend the free summer meal program through as late as Dec. 31, 2020. Here's why.

09:44AM Aug 28, 2020

Taiwan Paves Way For U.S. Trade Deal By Easing Pork, Beef Imports

Reuters
AgWeb Contributor

Taiwan paved the way for an eventual free trade deal with the United States on Friday by announcing an easing of restrictions on the import of U.S. beef and pork

10:27AM Jul 21, 2020

No Holiday, No Problem For Beef, Pork Sales

Greg Henderson
Editorial Director

Beef and pork sales posted another strong week, and retail meat volume sales have increased 22.5% during the COVID-19 pandemic, resulting in an additional $7.4 billion in meat department revenue.