The National Pork Board has responsibility for checkoff-funded research.

The National Pork Board has responsibility for checkoff-funded research, promotion and consumer information projects and for communicating with pork producers and the public. Through a legislative national Pork checkoff pork producers invest $ 0.40 for each sold $ 100 value of hogs. The pork checkoff funds national and state programs in advertising, consumer information, retail and foodservice marketing, export. Promotion, improvement in production, technology, swine health.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has posted this statement on its website (. Pork is safe. the CDC and other health organizations continue to point out that the virus is contagious and is spreading from human to human, the CDC has said it has no evidence that any of the illnesses resulted from contact with pigs found. However, the National Pork Board promotion pork producers strict biosecurity strict biosecurity procedures on their farms. We share the concern of the global health community in terms of spreading the disease, The Steve Weaver, a California pork producer and president of the National Pork Board. To ensure the health of our animals and provide for all those who care we call we call pork producers vigilant in measures to prevent the spread of this disease be.15 , submitted. U.S. Department of Energy Richard Smith designated for renowned Scientific American 50 short list of leaders.. /5), doubt agreement is reached on SCHIP legislative expect that Long – Term Extension approving.

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