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 25, 2018

House Members Call for End to Thailand’s Ban on U.S. Pork

Washington, D.C., May 21, 2018 – Members of the U.S. House of Representatives sent a letter to Virachai Plasai, ambassador of the Kingdom of Thailand to the United States, calling for the removal of restrictions on imports of U.S. farm products, including U.S. pork. The bipartisan letter – signed by 44 members and sponsored by […]

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July 14, 2018

Golden Opportunity Sale

The Golden Opportunity Gilt Sale is hosted and sponsored by California Pork Producers Association. The sale benefits junior California State Fair Junior Swine Exhibitors by allowing for the top genetics within the country to be purchased and highlighted as part of the California State Fair Junior Breeding Swine show. Location: Hog Barn ~ California State […]

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