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May 13, 2022 SEC EXTENDS COMMENT PERIOD ON CLIMATE REPORTING PROPOSALThe Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on Monday extended to June 17 the comment period on its proposed regulation mandating that publicly-traded companies report on their carbon emissions and other climate-related data and on similar information from partner companies, suppliers, and distributors. The SEC responded…

Home / Trade / European Union European Union Must Open its Market to U.S. Pork × NPPC’s Position NPPC wants the EU to eliminate tariff and non-tariff barriers in line with the free trade agreements the United States has with 20 other nations and to recognize the equivalence of U.S. pork production practices and accept…

Home / Trade / European Union Trade × The World Should be Your Market Producing the safest and the most wholesome and nutritious pork products found anywhere on the planet does not mean the U.S. pork industry automatically gets access to all the world’s markets. That takes hard work and often involves overcoming significant foreign…

Responds to Continued FDA Delay Tactics WASHINGTON, D.C., January 14, 2021 – For more than two years, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has dragged its feet on the development of gene-edited livestock, an emerging technology with tremendous promise for livestock agriculture,causing American agriculture to fall behind in the global race to advance its development. Thankfully,…

WASHINGTON, D.C., Jan. 18, 2019 – The National Pork Producers Council said it cannot support a trade agreement between the United States and the European Union that does not include agriculture, after the European Commission today issued draft negotiating mandates to EU member states that doesn’t include talks on agriculture. “We are infuriated,” said NPPC…

WASHINGTON, D.C., Jan. 16, 2019 – The EAT-Lancet report issued today calling for drastic cuts in meat, dairy and egg consumption to promote a healthier diet and to reduce greenhouse gas emissions (GHGs) is based on dubious science and is irresponsible, said the National Pork Producers Council. While two of the report’s concerns are sustainability…

WASHINGTON, D.C., Dec. 18, 2018 – An ad hoc coalition of more than 50 food and agriculture organizations is insisting that any trade deal between the United States and the European Union include agriculture and that it address the EU’s restrictive tariff and non-tariff barriers to U.S. farm products. In a letter sent today to…

WASHINGTON, D.C., July 6, 2017 – Following today’s announcement by the European Union and Japan that they have reached agreement in principle on a trade pact, the National Pork Producers Council renewed its request that the Trump administration begin negotiations on a free trade agreement with Japan. “The United States must quickly finalize a trade…