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May 20, 2022 MEATPACKING SPECIAL INVESTIGATOR BILL SENT TO FULL HOUSE FOR VOTEThe House Agriculture Committee on Tuesday advanced the “Meat and Poultry Special Investigator Act,” H.R. 7606, to the House floor for a vote. The bill would create a special investigator at USDA to bring civil actions for violations of the Packers & Stockyards…

Home / Trade / Japan Japan × NPPC’s Position NPPC seeks the expeditious implementation of the U.S.-Japan trade agreement to prevent continued U.S. pork market share loss in its top value export market.   Read about the U.S., Japan FTA Public Hearing Comments from 2018 here. Background The National Pork Producers Council welcomed the U.S.-Japan…

Home / Trade / Japan 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 tariff…

NPPC COMMENTS ON POSSIBLE RODENTICIDE RESTRICTIONSNPPC and nine other agricultural groups late last Friday submitted answers and observations in response to a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency request for information about the use of rodenticides to control rats and mice infestations on farms. EPA regulates which pesticide products can be used and how they are used…

ADMINISTRATION TO SPEND $1 BILLION, ISSUE NEW RULES TO SPUR COMPETITIONThe Biden administration on Monday announced it will provide $1 billion in federal aid to help independent meat processors expand and will promulgate new regulations to foster more competition in the meatpacking industry. The White House mostly blames anti-competitive practices in the meat industry for…

WASHINGTON, D.C., Sept. 26, 2019 – The U.S. pork industry ships more product to the 20 countries covered by free-trade agreements than we do the rest of the world combined. Therefore, expanding export opportunities through trade agreements remains a top priority for U.S. pork producers, National Pork Producers Council (NPPC) Director of International Affairs Maria Zieba…

WASHINGTON, D.C., Sept. 25, 2019 – The U.S. pork industry is facing serious headwinds both at home and abroad that need to be addressed to ensure the industry remains competitive, allowing for expanded production, greater job growth and continued contribution to rural communities across the country, Iowa Pork Producers President Trent Thiele testified this morning before…

WASHINGTON, D.C., Sept. 25, 2019 – President Trump and Japanese Prime Minster Abe today signed a trade agreement that will once again allow U.S. pork producers to compete on a level playing field in Japan. NPPC President David Herring and President-Elect Howard “A.V.” Roth joined President Trump for the signing of the agreement in New York…

The National Pork Producers Council today celebrated a U.S. trade agreement with India—the second most populous nation in the world– that for the first time includes market access for U.S. pork. “We thank the Trump administration for negotiating a trade agreement with India, a market that had been closed to U.S. pork,” said David Herring,…

WASHINGTON, D.C., August 25, 2019 – The National Pork Producers Council today celebrated a U.S. trade agreement with Japan that, once implemented, will place it back on a level playing field with international competitors in one of its most important export markets. The agreement was announced at the G7 summit in France during a press conference with U.S. President…