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NPPC, Farm Bureau File Prop. 12 Brief With Supreme Court NPPC and the American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) today filed their initial brief with the U.S. Supreme Court in their case against California’s Proposition 12, which bans the sale of pork not produced according to the state’s production standards. The high court is expected to…

MCDONALD’S BOARD REJECTS ANIMAL-RIGHTS ACTIVISTSLate last week, McDonald’s shareholders rejected Carl Icahn’s bid to get two animal-rights activists on the fast-food restaurant’s board. The billionaire investor wants to force the company to stop buying pork from hog farmers who use individual pens for sows. Several other food firms, including Wendy’s, Papa John’s, and Dine Brands…

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…

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…

April 29, 2022 NPPC URGES PHILIPPINES TO EXTEND HIGHER PORK QUOTA AND LOWER TARIFFSNPPC applauded the recent recommendation of an advisory committee to Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte to extend through the end of the year the country’s reduced tariff rates on pork imports but also urged Manilla to reinstate its higher import quota. The cabinet-level Committee on…

Home / Trade Brazil × NPPC’s Position Brazil has a de facto ban on U.S. pork that must be eliminated. There is no science-based reason for such a ban. NPPC supports opening the Brazilian market to allow fresh, frozen and processed U.S. pork to be shipped to Latin America’s largest economy. Background The United States…

Home / Trade Brazil × NPPC’s Position Brazil has a de facto ban on U.S. pork that must be eliminated. There is no science-based reason for such a ban. NPPC supports opening the Brazilian market to allow fresh, frozen and processed U.S. pork to be shipped to Latin America’s largest economy. Background The United States…

Home / Trade Brazil × NPPC’s Position Brazil has a de facto ban on U.S. pork that must be eliminated. There is no science-based reason for such a ban. NPPC supports opening the Brazilian market to allow fresh, frozen and processed U.S. pork to be shipped to Latin America’s largest economy. Background The United States…

Home / Trade Brazil × NPPC’s Position Brazil has a de facto ban on U.S. pork that must be eliminated. There is no science-based reason for such a ban. NPPC supports opening the Brazilian market to allow fresh, frozen and processed U.S. pork to be shipped to Latin America’s largest economy. Background The United States…