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  • Robust new technology driving a new future for pork production

    07/18/2018 10:25:19 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 4 replies
    National Hog Farmer ^ | January 13, 2018
    Expect to see a dramatic increase in new technology coming into the pork industry as a host of manufacturers from diverse industries look at animal agriculture and attempt to measure or monitor welfare, environmental pressures and food safety with their technologies. That was the first message Lee Whittington, president and CEO of the Prairie Swine Centre had for delegates to the 2018 Banff Pork Seminar in Banff, Alta. The second is that what will be needed is a method to evaluate systematically how well the products work, the data integrity and security, and the link to decision support software and...
  • US pork and beef out of Chinese market(Shanghai news report-English)

    07/11/2018 7:52:14 PM PDT · by Rebelbase · 35 replies
    Liveleak ^ | 7/11/18 | Shanghai news
    English language news report from Shanghai TV talking about American Beef and Pork being pulled from the menu and substituted with Beef from Australia. Watch to the end of the report as it looks like the tariffs might crash the pig head market. Video here.
  • 'We are the casualty:' US pig farmers brace for second round of pork tariffs from China, Mexico

    07/04/2018 11:23:56 AM PDT · by Poison Pill · 75 replies
    CNBC ^ | 7/4/2018 | Jeff Daniels
    U.S. pork producers are about to be bitten by a second batch of hefty retaliatory tariffs from China and Mexico — and that has some large producers predicting they could lose big money and be forced to invest overseas. Executives say the pork industry has been expanding in recent years, in part on the expectation of export opportunities that would continue to support growth. However, the threat of a trade war is adding uncertainty and driving fear. "We put a halt on all investment, not just because we will be losing money, but because we don't know if growing in...
  • 13 cooking tips and tricks for making the juiciest, tastiest pork chops

    06/16/2018 7:19:14 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 60 replies
    Today ^ | June 1, 2018 | Megan O. Steintrager
    If you've ever tried (and failed) to cook the juiciest, best tasting pork chops, the first thing you need to do is give up any notions you might have about pork being "the other white meat," as it was marketed in the fat-phobic 1980s. "To me, a lean pork chop is the saddest possible thing," Samin Nosrat, cooking teacher and author of the James Beard Award-winning cookbook "Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat: Mastering the Elements of Good Cooking," told TODAY Food. "The challenge of those tender cuts [like pork chops] is retaining that tenderness after you cook them," Nosrat explained. "In...
  • PUT SOME PORK ON YOUR FORK (Dorval, Quebec Mayor says)

    06/07/2018 7:01:16 AM PDT · by Leo Carpathian · 22 replies
    Email | 6/7/2017 | Email
    A commercial promoting pork says: "PUT SOME PORK ON YOUR FORK" The MAYOR REFUSES TO REMOVE PORK FROM SCHOOL CAFETERIA MENU AND EXPLAINS WHY: Muslim parents demanded the abolition of pork in all the school canteens of a Montreal suburb. The mayor of the Montreal suburb of Dorval has refused, and the town clerk sent a note to all parents to explain why. "Muslims must understand that they have to adapt to Canada and Quebec, its customs, its traditions, and its way of life, because that's where they chose to immigrate. "Muslims must understand that they have to integrate and...
  • Why President Trump's Trade War With China Could Make Bacon More Expensive (WTH? Wrong)

    04/05/2018 5:28:20 AM PDT · by cba123 · 36 replies
    Fortune ^ | April 4, 2018 | Jamie Ducharme
    OK I'm not going to copy the article. The website has something set, which does not allow copying, at least on my machine. I have included a link, so feel free to read the article at the link. My point is however, that the article (in my humble opinion) is 100% WRONG. The price of food in America will not go up. It will go DOWN.
  • Elizabeth Warren in Beijing: US to push China to open markets

    04/01/2018 2:41:58 PM PDT · by COBOL2Java · 14 replies
    US policy towards China has been misdirected for decades and policymakers are now recalibrating ties, Senator Elizabeth Warren told reporters during a visit to Beijing amid heightened trade tensions between the world's two largest economies. The Massachusetts Democrat and Trump foe, who has been touted as a potential 2020 presidential candidate despite rejecting such speculation, has said US trade policy needs a rethink and that she is not afraid of tariffs. Misdirected policy After years of mistakenly assuming economic engagement would lead to a more open China, the US government was waking up to Chinese demands for US companies to...
  • China’s Back To Shouting About A Trade War With The US (Bring it - $375 billion trade deficit)

    03/30/2018 1:48:13 AM PDT · by cba123 · 10 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 16 hours ago | Ryan Pickrell
    Beijing is still talking about a trade war with the U.S., warning that President Donald Trump’s proposed trade penalties could lead to conflict. "We hope the United States can rein in its horse before the edge of the cliff, or else we will fight to the end," Chinese Ministry of Commerce spokesman Gao Feng said Thursday, reiterating a point recently made by the Chinese Embassy in the U.S. (please see the full article, at the link)
  • With Retaliatory Tariffs On 128 US Imports, China Fuels Trade War Fears

    04/02/2018 1:24:49 AM PDT · by cba123 · 18 replies
    Beijing: China on Monday imposed new tariffs on 128 US imports worth $3 billion, including fruits and pork, in retaliation to US duties on steel and aluminium, fuelling fears of a trade war. Beijing's move, which the Xinhua news agency said was decided by the custom tariffs commission of the State Council, follows weeks of heated rhetoric and threats between the world's two biggest economies. (please see full article at the link)
  • Trade war escalates as China says it will impose tariffs on 128 U.S. exports

    04/02/2018 12:08:04 AM PDT · by Pinkbell · 38 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | April 1, 2018 | Damian Paletta
    The Chinese government plans to immediately impose tariffs on 128 U.S. products, including pork and certain fruits, a direct response to President Trump’s recent moves to pursue numerous trade restrictions against Beijing. If U.S. goods become more expensive in China, Chinese buyers could opt to purchase products from Europe, South America or elsewhere, though White House officials have routinely discounted the likelihood of this. Beijing’s move could force Trump to decide whether to follow through on expansive trade restrictions he had hoped would crack down on China even if Beijing is now threatening to harm U.S. companies that rely on...
  • Trump outsmarted them again!

    03/23/2018 11:17:53 PM PDT · by ResisTyr · 149 replies
    N/A | 24 March 2018 | ResisTyr
    POTUS Trump just signed an Omnibus bill, NOT a federal budget! The appropriations in the bill are "suggestions" of how Trump SHOULD spend the money. Since this is not a budget, Trump is not bound by The Constitution to spend the money as appropriated. The Demonrats screwed themselves again by not passing a federal budget. I'm here to tell you that Trump's Wall shall indeed be funded with money from this Omnibus bill! President Donald J. Trump outsmarted these fools, once again!! Haahaa!!
  • Trump, GOP leaders face backlash over $1.3 trillion spending package

    03/24/2018 2:45:13 PM PDT · by Berlin_Freeper · 93 replies
    foxnews.com ^ | March 24, 2018 | Adam Shaw
    President Trump faces losing support from his base in the wake of his decision Friday to sign a controversial and much-derided $1.3 trillion spending bill -- over not only its size but its failure to fund his campaign promise of a wall on the U.S. southern border. Trump briefly threatened to veto the legislation, voted through the House and Senate on Thursday and early Friday in order to avoid a government shutdown. Conservatives balked at the $1.3 trillion price tag, as well as the failure to promote Republican causes such as the defunding of Planned Parenthood and the funding of...
  • So why is Donald Trump sticking it to New Jersey?

    03/10/2018 9:40:41 AM PST · by GuavaCheesePuff · 53 replies
    Newark Star-Ledger ^ | March 10, 2018 | Jonathan D. Salant
    WASHINGTON -- President Donald Trump's new-found opposition to funding the Gateway Tunnel project is just the latest example of how he's championed policies that punish New Jersey, where he has long ties and spends his spring weekends and summer vacation. The Trump-backed tax plan targeted New Jersey and other high-tax states by curbing the federal deduction for state and local taxes, and he backed Affordable Care Act repeal efforts that disproportionately cut funding from those states, which expanded Medicaid in order to expand coverage. Meanwhile, New Jersey taxpayers send billions of dollars more to Washington than they get back in...
  • Vandal who left bacon inside mosque gets 15 years in prison

    12/08/2017 4:44:54 AM PST · by Trump20162020 · 50 replies
    The Sun-Sentinel ^ | December 7, 2017 | The Associated Press
    A man who vandalized a Central Florida mosque by smashing windows and lights with a machete and leaving bacon at the scene pleaded guilty to criminal mischief to a place of worship. The state attorney's office serving Brevard and Seminole counties said Michael Wolfe was sentenced to 15 years in prison followed by 15 years of probation after he pleaded guilty Tuesday. The sentence had a hate crime enhancement.
  • Putin Can't Contain His Laughter at the Idea of the World's Largest Muslim Country Eating Pork

    10/28/2017 7:21:58 AM PDT · by ameribbean expat · 24 replies
    when agriculture minister Alexander Tkachev suggested exporting pork to Muslim-majority Indonesia, Putin saw the funny side. "Indonesia is a Muslim country, they do not eat pork..." Putin said giggling. "Ok. South Korea then," responded Tkachev. "Production growth is a result of increasing... It does not matter!"
  • Farm breeds mutant pigs with huge muscles

    10/01/2017 7:04:59 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 20 replies
    unexplained-mysteries.com ^ | 30 September, 2017
    A farm in Cambodia has reportedly been creating massive mutant pigs with abnormally oversized muscles. ... In 2015, an experiment conducted by researchers from South Korea and China demonstrated that the concept did not work in practice because most of the animals didn't survive and even among those that did, most suffered from health problems and were of no commercial value. "Hulk-like pigs are the stuff of nightmares, not meals, and those who are genetically engineered are also likely to be born with painful health issues," PETA wrote
  • Hurricane Harvey Relief Comes With an Extra-Large Side of Pork

    09/14/2017 8:52:56 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 10 replies
    Townhall ^ | 09/14/2017 | Veronique De Rugby
    It was just a matter of time before our ideologically flexible president started making deals across the aisle. The result is a $15 billion Harvey relief package that includes short-term debt ceiling and government funding increases, along with the promise of a messy end-of-year negotiation process.President Donald Trump most likely equates making deals with getting things done. But all deals aren't created equal, and for anyone who believes in fiscal responsibility, this deal, which passed the House and the Senate in spite of many disgruntled members, was particularly lousy.First, considering our $20 trillion debt, the only acceptable deal would have...
  • Weekly Cooking (and related issues) Thread

    09/12/2017 4:00:59 PM PDT · by Jamestown1630 · 136 replies
    The Harvesters, Pieter Bruegel the Elder I’ve been trying to find something new to do with pork, and this recipe from ‘Caprial’s Bistro Style Cuisine’ looked just right for Fall: Pork Tenderloin with Apple Chutney (serves 4) For the Apple Chutney: 2 tsps. Olive Oil 1 Red Onion, julienned 2 cloves Garlic, chopped ½ C. Apple Cider 1 T. Brown Sugar 2 T. Sherry Vinegar 3 Granny Smith Apples, peeled, cored and sliced 2 tsps. Chopped Fresh Thyme 1 tsp. Chopped Fresh Marjoram 1 tsp. Crushed Green Peppercorns Salt 1 Pork Tenderloin, about 2 lbs. 2 tsps. Dried Thyme Salt...
  • Americans paying more in taxes than for food, clothing

    08/31/2017 8:48:22 PM PDT · by gubamyster · 32 replies
    Fox news ^ | 08/31/2017 | Brooke Singman
    Americans spent more money on taxes than they did on food and clothing last year, according to data released earlier this week. In an assessment of “Consumer Expenditures” for 2016, the Bureau of Labor Statistics showed the average bill for federal, state and local taxes was $10,489. By comparison, Americans spent $9,006 on food and clothes, with most of that going toward food. CNSNews.com first pointed out the findings. While it may not come as a surprise that American households are shelling out to Uncle Sam, the data showed that bill has risen sharply in recent years -- the average...
  • Weekly Cooking (and related issues) Thread

    08/30/2017 4:07:35 PM PDT · by Jamestown1630 · 273 replies
    Email news this week brought this Betty Crocker recipe for Ravioli Casserole that looks very good for an easy, work-night meal made partly from prepared foods: https://www.bettycrocker.com/recipes/spinach-and-ravioli-lasagna/8df9521c-8475-4f83-9b3b-c5288ad13adfTrying to ‘zing up’ my husband’s favorite roast pork loin, I found several recipes for pork that include a fruit chutney that doesn’t look too pungent: https://www.knorr.com/us/en/recipes/roasted-pork-tenderloin-with-apple-chutney.html-JT