Why NPPC is Sounding the Alarm on Imported Rescue Dogs

Preventing African swine fever and other foreign animal diseases (FADs) from entering the United States is one of NPPC’s top priorities. While we continue to work to ensure we have sufficient U.S. agriculture inspectors at our borders and ports, a looming, largely unknown FAD risk must be addressed to protect U.S. livestock and agriculture from FADs. Increasingly, rescue dogs are …

Pork Production Isn’t Seasonal. Our Labor Shouldn’t Be.

U.S. pork production isn’t seasonal, and neither is our labor. It requires a hardworking and dedicated workforce on our farms and in processing plants. Unfortunately, the U.S. pork industry is suffering from a serious labor shortage that, if not urgently addressed, will constrain pork production and lead to serious challenges in our food supply chain, including increased consumer prices and …