Media Statement

“We are very disappointed with the Supreme Court’s opinion. Allowing state overreach will increase prices for consumers and drive small farms out of business, leading to more consolidation. We are still evaluating the Court’s full opinion to understand all the implications. NPPC will continue to fight for our nation’s pork farmers and American families against…

NPPC is still reviewing the proposed “Product of the USA” label rule and plans to submit comments. Today’s fully integrated and globally competitive North American market benefits consumers, American farmers, and the U.S. economy. It is important that the proposed rule not violate international obligations under the WTO and agreements with our Canadian and Mexican…

The National Pork Producers Council (NPPC) briefed media following oral arguments on NPPC vs. Ross before the U.S. Supreme Court. Below is an audio recording from the briefing. Listen to the Recording NPPC does not permit the rebroadcast or retransmission of this audio event in its entirety, without expressed written consent. When using soundbites, please give attribution…

The following statement can be attributed to the National Pork Producers Council: “This is a historic day for American farmers. National Pork Producers Council (NPPC) and American Farm Bureau Federation presented oral arguments on NPPC v. Ross before the U.S. Supreme Court challenging the constitutionality of California Proposition 12. As we’ve contended since 2018, one state should not…

The following statement can be attributed to the National Pork Producers Council: “We are pleased that the federal judge upheld the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) New Swine Inspection System (NSIS) that incentivizes investment in new technologies while ensuring a safe supply of wholesome American pork. Pork producers use science-based approaches to continuously improve and…