Most pigs in America are fed with beta-agonists, a feed additive known as ractopamine. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) deemed ractopamine safe for pigs in 1999. Since FDA approval, the United States swine industry has been using ... Examiner.com, 1 month ago
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China, the world's largest consumer of pork, will import 45 percent more of the meat this year after one of the largest reductions of its hog and sow herds for several decades, according to Rabobank. The country has culled almost 100 million hogs ...Bloomberg, 1 month ago China Culling of 100 Million Hogs Means Pork Imports at Record AgWeb.com, 1 month ago
Hog farmers in the U.S., the world's biggest exporter, are losing out on a big payday because of a feed ingredient that many have been giving pigs for the past 15 years. As hog and pork prices surge in China, the top consumer, its record imports ...Bloomberg, 1 month ago
When you're pushing a shopping cart through the chilled air of the Whole Foods Market meat department, past rows of neatly packaged poultry and a glass case of butchered pork chops, the supermarketwants you to imaginethe idyllic pastures on a place ...AgWeb.com, 2 weeks ago Whole Foods Might Not Be the Pig Paradise You Think It Is Bloomberg, 2 weeks ago
As meat companies scramble to eliminate antibiotics from their products to address consumer and regulatory concerns, the federal Agriculture Department has quietly opened a new front in the debate over the use of drugs in the livestock and poultry ...ACQ Magazine, 4 weeks ago
CNS Canada Canadian pork producers have seen increased demand from China in recent weeks, which could boost prices in coming months. Despite turbulence in the China's economy, an industry specialist says exports should be little affected. Pork ...Grainews, 1 month ago
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8/19/2015 - by MEAT+POULTRY Staff Rabobank is forecasting a 600,000 tonne increase inChina'simports of pork. NEW YORK In the race to supply pork to China, which leads the world in pork consumption, the United States, the European ...MeatPoultry.com, 1 month ago
Like little kids trying to show you their karate moves, food labels will do anything to getyour attention. Theyll scream organic, all-natural, grass-fed, hormone-free, antibiotic-free, free-range, farm-raised, fresh, pasture-raised, orwhatever ...Grist Magazine, 1 month ago
In the coming months, a few shoppers will encounter a new and unfamiliar phrase when looking at packages of pork: "Produced without the use of ractopamine." It's the brainchild of David Maren, founder of Tendergrass Farms , which sells pork ...Iowapublicradio.org, 1 month ago
NORMAL, Ill. — If Chris Hodges, the CEO of the National Pork Board, had been talking to a roomful of teenagers, this would have been the youre old enough to make your own decisions talk. As it was, Hodges was in front of a group of Illinois pork ...AGRINews, 2 months ago
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