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Pig Processing & Slaughter

The latest articles, analysis and information on pig processing and slaughter techniques to help producers and processors convert live pigs into high-quality raw pork products from the editors of Pig International magazine. Topics include production welfare practices and well as humane transport, nutrition and heat-stress issues.


NCC, NAMI applaud rescinding of GIPSA rules

USDA withdraws Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Administration’s rules on competitive injury, unfair practices and undue preferences
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is withdrawing the Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Administration’s (GIPSA) interim final rule (IFR) on competitive injury, and its proposed rule on unfair practices and undue preferences.
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NPCC backs Goodlatte visa legislation

With the American agriculture community, including the pork industry, facing a labor shortage, the National Pork Producers Council on Oct. 2 called on Congress to adopt legislation creating a new category for non-seasonal agriculture workers.
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Ontario supporting food processing sector in Waterloo region

Province partnering with Conestoga Meat Packers to create 170 new jobs at Breslau facility
Ontario is partnering with Conestoga Meat Packers to help boost productivity and expand its pork processing capacity by 86 per cent, creating 170 new jobs at its Breslau facility.
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Sulmaq acquisition closes successfully

On July 26, Marel announced that the company had entered into an agreement to acquire Sulmaq. The conditions of the acquisition have been satisfied and the transaction successfully closed on August 31.
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