According to the National Pork Producers Council
, "We Care" is "a joint effort of the Pork Checkoff, through the National Pork Board, and the National Pork Producers Council
, to help demonstrate that producers are accountable to established ethical principles and animal well-being practices." The PQAP, the council says, "is a producer-education and certification program to reduce the risk of violative animal health-product residues in pork."
The National Pork Producers Council
(NPPC) is urging the Obama administration to work with Congress to resolve the issue.
June 11 2010 - The National Pork Producers Council
is urging the US government to ratify pending free trade agreements that have been negotiated with Panama, Columbia and South Korea.
pork industry, and Tyson Foods Inc., one of the nation's leading pork processors, pledged their support at the World Pork Expo for the pork industry's "We Care" responsible pork initiative, a move welcomed by the National Pork Producers Council
The American Meat Institute also unveiled a new online fact sheet on Climate Change and Animal Agriculture, while Wichita, Kan.-based Cargill unveiled details of eight key animal welfare assurance objectives it has achieved with production, handling, transportation and harvest of hogs.Last fall, Cargill instituted a major policy shift to purchase hogs only from farms that have been certified under the National Pork Producers Council
"s Pork Quality Assurance Plus (PQA+) program, which establishes strict certification criteria for many aspects of hog production, including animal welfare standards.
Study sponsors include the American Meat Institute, Grocery Manufacturers/Food Products Association, National Cattlemen's Beef Association, National Chicken Council, National Grain & Feed Association, National Pork Producers Council
and National Turkey Federation.
The other groups are the American Meat Institute, the National Cattlemen's Beef Association, the National Chicken Council, the National Pork Producers Council
and the National Turkey Federation.
The groups involved in the voluntary agreement include NGA, the Food Marketing Institute, UFFVA, National Cattlemen's Beef Association (NCBA), National Pork Producers Council
and the National Fisheries Institute.
Reynolds Tobacco Company, Turfgrass Producers International, National Pork Producers Council
and the American Goat Society.
These estimates are adapted from the National Pork Producers Council
1995 Genetic Evaluation Program (NGEP).
Environmental Management Solutions (EMS) and their parent organization, the National Pork Producers Council
, have a vested interest in agricultural standards.
The booth to our right was the National Pork Producers Council
. Across from us Coca Cola was giving out free soda to attending dietitians ..."