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2012-01-26 10:30:28

A new medical study from the Detroit Medical Center is recommending a remedy to staunch nosebleeds called “nasal packing with strips of cured pork”. Yes, it is exactly what it sounds like, using salt pork in the nose, reports Marc Abrahams for The Guardian. The unusual remedy, published in the Annals of Otology, Rhinology and Laryngology by Ian Humphreys, Sonal Saraiya, Walter Belenky and James Dworkin, details the treatment of a girl suffering from a rare hereditary disorder...

2012-01-25 09:46:00

DES MOINES, Iowa, Jan. 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Win the battle against healthy eating ruts by choosing foods that are delicious and nutritious. To help inspire healthier lifestyles, the National Pork Board is putting the spotlight on juicy, flavorful tenderloin, which ounce-for-ounce is as lean as a boneless, skinless chicken breast.(1) And now, pork fans have another reason to dig into the New Year with a happy heart: the American Heart Association (AHA) has recently...

2011-12-16 04:00:00

BEIJING and CHANGGE, China, Dec. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Zhongpin Inc. ("Zhongpin" or the "Company", Nasdaq: HOGS), a leading meat and food processing company in the People's Republic of China, announced today that trial production at its two newest chilled and frozen pork products plants, in Jiangsu and Jilin provinces, began on December 16, 2011. Located in Taizhou, Jiangsu province, Zhongpin began trial production for phase 1 of its new production plant for chilled and...

2011-12-15 13:00:00

BEIJING, Dec. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) and Shandong Commercial Group Co. Ltd. (Lushang Group) today announced that they have built a system that will help ensure the safety of pork products in the Shandong Province while improving the efficiency of the food supply chain in the region. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click...

2011-11-08 15:30:00

CHANGGE and BEIJING, China, Nov. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Zhongpin Inc. ("Zhongpin" or "the Company," Nasdaq: HOGS), a leading meat and food processing company in the People's Republic of China ("China"), today reported higher revenues and net income for the third quarter ended September 30, 2011 (the "third quarter 2011") than the third quarter ended September 30, 2010 (the "third quarter 2010"). Third quarter 2011 highlights: Revenues increased 65% to $398.1 million in...

2011-09-30 05:00:00

CHANGGE and BEIJING, China, Sept. 30, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Zhongpin Inc. ("Zhongpin" or the "Company", Nasdaq: HOGS), a leading meat and food processing company in the People's Republic of China, announced today that the trial production at its new prepared pork products plant in Tianjin will start on September 30, 2011. Zhongpin's new prepared pork plant is phase 2 of its industrial park in Tianjin. Phase 1, for chilled and frozen pork, began operating in January 2010 with...

2011-09-29 15:30:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 29, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- AgFeed Industries, Inc. (Nasdaq: FEED, NYSE Alternext: ALHOG) ("AgFeed" or the "Company") announced today that its Board of Directors has established a special committee to investigate the accounting relating to certain of the Company's Chinese farm assets (acquired during 2007 and 2008) used in its hog production business, as well as the validity and collectability of certain of the Company's accounts receivables relating to its animal...

2011-08-08 15:35:00

BEIJING and CHANGGE, China, Aug. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Zhongpin Inc. ("Zhongpin" or "the company," Nasdaq: HOGS), a leading meat and food processing company in the People's Republic of China ("China"), today reported higher revenues, net income, and earnings per share for the second quarter 2011 from the second quarter 2010. Second quarter 2011 highlights: Revenues increased 70% in the second quarter 2011 to $366.5 million from $215.1 million in the second quarter 2010....

2011-07-15 08:00:00

NEW YORK, July 15, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- AgFeed Industries, Inc. (Nasdaq: FEED, NYSE Alternext: ALHOG) ("AgFeed" or the "Company"), an international agribusiness with operations in the U.S. and China, announced organizational changes and acquisitions agreements in fulfillment of its previously announced entry to the harvest and processing segment of the pork business. In connection with the ongoing transformation of the Company, the Board of Directors today announced executive...

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2011-06-28 09:20:00

Dutch scientists claim they will be able to produce edible meat grown from stem cells within a year, and believe lab-grown meat in the future will ultimately end the world's reliance on meat from livestock. And furthermore, the researchers predict that over the next few decades the world population will balloon so rapidly that there will not be enough livestock to feed everyone. As a result, laboratory-grown beef, chicken and pork would become necessary. A burger, grown from 10,000 stem...


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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