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2014-04-01 08:31:13

Effortless preparation and easy clean-up make this year's feast extra delicious DES MOINES, Iowa, April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With Easter approaching, the National Pork Board is inspiring new, effortless ways to create sensational flavors for a holiday feast -- with ham and the slow cooker. According to recent trend data, in the last 10 years, slow cookers have experienced a resurgence in U.S. households.[1] While most people think about slow cooking for staples like chili and...

2014-03-25 08:32:05

Net Effect of PEDv on U.S. Pork Production: 6% to 7% Decline in 2014 NEW YORK, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rabobank has published a new report on the impact of the Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus (PEDv) on the North American herd, forecasting significant impacts on production and slaughter through 2015, and identifying the opportunity for U.S. poultry to step into the market gap. In the report, published by the bank's Food & Agribusiness Research and Advisory team, Rabobank...

2014-02-21 23:03:02

The meat processing equipment market report categorizes the market on the basis of types, product types, such as pre-cooked meat products, raw-cooked meat products. (http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/meat-processing-equipment-market-1253.html) (PRWEB) February 21, 2014 The report “Processed Meat and Meat Processing Equipment Market by Types (Beef, Pork, Mutton, Others), by Product Types (Fresh Processed, Raw Cooked, Pre-Cooked, Raw-Fermented, Cured, Dried, Others), by...

2014-02-19 16:26:21

Join the National Pork Board in declaring your #PorkLUV in order to help donate meals DES MOINES, Iowa, Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- From fall-off-the-bone spare ribs to a simple pork stew, juicy, tender pork is a versatile favorite, and it's no surprise that it has captured the hearts of people across America. No matter what cut or pork recipe makes your heart happy, when you love something, you want to share it - and that's why the National Pork Board is inspiring fans nationwide to share...

2014-02-13 12:25:27

MIAMI, Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Pork Board has selected Republica, the cross-cultural advertising, digital, and communications agency, as its national multicultural marketing agency of record. The farmer-funded non-profit commodity organization based in Des Moines, Iowa, is tasked with generating added value to the U.S. pork industry and increasing per capita pork expenditures. Republica, which was selected following a competitive review, will help the National...

2014-01-30 08:27:04

DALLAS, January 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market research report, "Processed Poultry Meat & Poultry Processing Equipment Market By Type (Chicken, Turkey, Ducks), By Product Type (Fresh Processed, Raw Cooked, Pre-Cooked, Raw-Fermented, Cured, Dried), By Poultry Meat Processing Equipment Type & By Geography - Global Trends & Forecasts to 2018" published by MarketsandMarkets, Global poultry meat market was $ 179,551.2 million in 2012 and is expected...

2014-01-14 12:25:39

Culinary Competition Promotes Family Farms NEW YORK, Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cochon US Tour and Goose Island Beer Co. humbly present Cochon 555 Miami on Feb. 9, 2014. Going on its sixth year, Cochon 555 is the nation's premier culinary tour touting the flavor and benefits of eating heritage breed pigs. The kickoff event features an all-star lineup of five chefs, five pigs and five wineries to celebrate breed diversity and family farming. This year's competing chefs include Jose Mendin...

2014-01-14 08:22:49

RIVIERA BEACH, Fla., Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For the first time in 100 years chicken has replaced beef as America's No. 1 meat product for consumers--a challenge for producers to keep pace with demand and an even larger challenge to provide safe products that are free of contaminates. "It's estimated that Americans buy some 83 pounds of chicken per capita annually," said Bill Svec, Vice President of Water and Food Products for RGF Environmental Group. "It's also a fact that...

2013-11-25 08:28:41

Social media promotion features Latin American pork recipes DES MOINES, Iowa, Nov. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Pork Board will launch a social media promotion - "21 Dias de Tradiciones Navidenas" (21 Days of Christmas Traditions) - on its Spanish-language Facebook page as part of its efforts to engage with Hispanic consumers during the holidays. The promotion will run Dec. 1-21 and will celebrate 21 Latin American countries in 21 days and promote pork consumption to...

Bacon Craze
2013-11-11 09:23:39

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Bacon is a delightful breakfast meat that has easily and commandingly slipped into every other meal that one might consume. And it doesn’t stop at lunch and dinner, either. Would you like bacon coffee? They make it. Maybe a refreshing bacon soda is more your style? It exists. Want to gnaw on some bacon jerky or bacon brittle? They’ll deliver it to your house. But seriously, this has to stop. For all male bacon lovers, a...


Latest Pork Reference Libraries

Trichinella spiralis
2014-01-12 00:00:00

Trichinella spiralis, sometimes known as the pork worm, is a parasite within the Nematoda class. It can be found in pigs, rats, humans, and bears. This worm causes trichinosis in humans, most often from consuming undercooked pork. This species is the smallest within its class, reaching an average body length of .16 centimeters. Females are twice as large as males, displaying a sexual dimorphism. The reproductive organs of females are unique to the species in that the front end holds developed...

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2006-09-12 10:21:28

The domestic pig (Sus scrofa domesticus) is usually given the scientific name Sus scrofa, though some authors call it S. domesticus, reserving S. scrofa for the wild boar. It was domesticated approximately 5,000 to 7,000 years ago. Pigs are found across Europe, the Middle East and extend into Asia as far as Indonesia and Japan. The distinction between wild and domestic animals is slight, and domestic pigs have become feral in many parts of the world (for example, New Zealand) and caused...

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