Find the most recent resources and news about responsible antibiotic use in the hog and pork industry.


Every individual throughout the pork supply chain has a role in building and maintaining trust in the industry. This begins with a pledge to uphold a core set of ethical principles. These principles make clear the industry’s values in food safety, animal well-being, worker safety, community outreach and protection of both the environment and public health.

The We CareSM initiative is a joint effort of the Pork Checkoff, through the National Pork Board, and the National Pork Producers Council, to help demonstrate that producers are accountable to established ethical principles and animal well-being practices.


At a time when the world is demanding protein in record amounts, pig farmers are proud of the role they play in providing safe, nutritious pork for everyone to enjoy.

At #RealPigFarming producers take consumers inside America’s 67,000 pig farms, spread out across all 50 states to share the practices they use to ensure the day-to-day health of their pigs and meet the highest standards in food safety.

And to show the facilities and technology that enable them to use less land, less water and less energy than ever before.




May 6, 2018

Animal Agriculture Industry on Recent Verdict Against N.C. Hog Farm

[The following statement was issued by the American Farm Bureau Federation, National Pork Producers Council, National Turkey Federation and the North American Meat Institute.] The recent jury verdict against a North Carolina hog farm is a blatant assault on animal agriculture and on rural America. If replicated, it will raise the price of food for […]

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June 16, 2018

CPPA Pork Spectacular

CPPA 2018 Pork Spectacular Junior Jackpot Show June 16 – 17, 2018 Merced County Fairgrounds, Merced, CA Click here for further details.

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