Is fat a bad word? Not necessarily. Simply put, fat is just the body's storage form of energy. If an animal consumes more energy than it uses, the excess calories will be stored as fat - money in the bank to
Dave Pyburn, DVM, senior vice president of science and technology for the National Pork Board, says it’s not “if” a foreign animal disease enters the U.S., it’s “when,” and the industry must be prepared.
The U.S. meat industry faces unprecedented threats as COVID-19 sweeps through labor forces nationwide. Production of beef, pork and poultry are simultaneously threatened by labor availability and processing capacity.