The National Pork Producers Council (NPPC) kicked off the return of World Pork Expo with a policy priorities press conference focused on the administration appeal of a recent federal district court ruling striking down faster harvest facility line speeds, legal action on California’s Proposition 12 and expanded export market access. The expo is being held this week in Des Moines for the first time since 2018.
Speaking to the issues were:
NPPC President Jen Sorenson, Iowa Select Farms
NPPC Vice President Scott Hays, Missouri
NPPC CEO Neil Dierks
Nick Giordano,Vice President and Counsel, Global Government Affairs
Liz Wagstrom, Chief Veterinarian
Michael Formica, Assistant Vice President and General Counsel