The African swine fever (ASF) outbreak in China and in many other countries around the world is wreaking havoc on the international pork industry. Fortunately, ASF is not in the United States at this time, but the possibility of it or other foreign animal disease (FAD) means that American pig farmers must take the necessary steps to protect their farms and the domestic pork industry.

U.S. and state government leaders are working with public health officials to respond to a global outbreak of respiratory illnesses caused by a new coronavirus.

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.

November 11, 2021

Meet California’s New Pork Ambassador

Sacramento, CA – As Californians face what could become limited availability of pork products like bacon, producers are launching a new effort focused on educating farmers, consumers, restaurants and grocers about pork raised in the U.S. and sold in California.  The effort is being led by Jill Damskey, who has been selected as the first […]

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