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2014-11-17 12:26:03

National Pork Board Introduces New Latin-Inspired Recipes to Celebrate the Season DES MOINES, Iowa, Nov.

2014-11-01 23:00:33

ReportsnReports.com offer “Processed Meat & Meat Processing Equipment Market by Types (Beef, Pork, Mutton, Others), by Product Types (Fresh Processed, Raw Cooked, Pre-Cooked, Raw-Fermented,

Research On Meat Species In Pet Foods Shows Not All Brands Follow Regulations
2014-10-02 03:54:37

Researchers in Chapman University’s Food Science Program have just published a study on pet food mislabeling.

2014-09-30 08:41:47

National Pork Board Introduces Healthy and Easy-To-Prepare Latin-Inspired Recipes DES MOINES, Iowa, Sept.

2014-08-25 16:24:36

DES MOINES, Iowa, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The flavor and versatility of pork makes it a favorite staple among Hispanic homes.

2014-06-19 12:27:12

NASHVILLE, Tenn., June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Thousands of competition barbeque cooks claim to have the best pork ribs.

2014-05-12 08:28:34

Brand Rallies to Get Michael Bacon More Twitter Followers Than Any Other Member of the Bacon Family MADISON, Wis., May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In a show of support for unsung bacons

American Pigs Under Attack By Killer Virus
2014-05-03 05:15:29

Expect pork prices to soar, possibly to record highs, after an ailment known as Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea virus (PEDv) has wiped out a reported seven million pigs in the US, or up to 10 percent of the country’s population.

2014-05-01 23:06:11

After the swine flu outbreak, the industry rebounded strongly; going forward, it is expected to continue growing, albeit at a slower pace.


Latest Pork Reference Libraries

Welsh Pig
2014-09-03 14:39:13

The Welsh pig is a breed of domestic pig that originated in Wales. This breed was developed in many Welsh regions including Cardigan, Montgomery, and Pembroke and is derived from the wild boar.  It became so popular after World War II that by 1954 there were 1,363 breeding boars. Despite its popularity, it is still kept mainly in its homeland and was not well known until the 1920’s, when the Welsh Pig Society was established. The Welsh pig reaches a weight between 271 and 304 pounds and...

Iberian Pig
2014-08-13 11:40:37

The Iberian pig, also known as the black Iberian pig, is a breed of domestic pig that originated on the Iberian Peninsula in areas including Spain and Portugal. It is thought that this breed can be traced back to the Neolithic era, when animal domestication first began, but the most accepted theory pertaining to the origin of this breed states that domesticated pigs were brought over by the Phoenicians and allowed to breed with wild boars, producing what is thought to be the ancestors of the...

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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