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Pork Checkoff Research

Research is at the heart of the National Pork Board’s mission and is funded by your Pork Checkoff dollars. Research is administered in all areas of pork production, processing, and human nutrition to develop a higher quality and more profitable product in the competitive meat protein market.

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Swine Health-Foreign Animal Disease
Improving African swine fever diagnostics through the use of Multi Antigen Print Immunoassay (MAPIA) technology.
Swine Health-Foreign Animal Disease
Evaluation of meat exudate (juice) as a diagnostic sample for the detection of African swine fever
Post-Harvest Pork Safety
Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli in swine feces in commercial production systems and assessment of public health implications
Swine Health-Foreign Animal Disease
Development and validation of two anti-CSFV-specific antibody competitive ELISAs with an emphasis on the differentiation of infected from C-strain vaccinated animals
Swine Health - General Disease
Comparing the whole genome sequences of historical and recent Streptococcus suis strains to identify virulence factors, genes or markers responsible for pathogenesis
Swine Health-PRRS
Adaptation of PRRSV to genetic modifications in CD163
Post-Harvest Pork Safety
From feed to meat: investigation of the prevalence and distribution of Salmonella enterica serotype I 4,[5], 12:i: – a pathogen of interest in pork
Ensuring the safety of pork is essential for producers in order to maintain animal and human health, and also to continue serving export markets. One barrier to this is the rising occurrence of...
Public Health - Antibiotics & Resistance
Assessing the role of medium chain fatty acids as an alternative to medically important antibiotic
Research has demonstrated that medium chain fatty acids (MCFA) can serve as reduction strategies for bacterial and viral pathogens in animal feed and ingredients. However, it is unknown how the type or level of MCFA impact bacteria growt
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