NPPC veterinarian nominated for antibiotic resistance council

The chief veterinarian for the National Pork Producers Council has been nominated to the Presidential Advisory Council on Combating Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria.

S. Africa pressed to lift U.S. pork restrictions


The United States and South Africa are continuing to discuss market access for U.S. meat and poultry; the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) is continuing a review of the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA), which benefits South Africa; and the National Pork Producers Council continues to urge the Obama administration to press the African nation to take U.S. pork exports.

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