Recently, the USDA’s Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) notified the National Pork Board that it was in the process of making proposed revisions to its over 30-year-old voluntary pork grading standards. This move, if approved after a public comment period, could provide restaurateurs and retailers with the option of using a new voluntary tool to help improve overall pork loin and chop consistency.

Learn more about the Pork Quality Initiative and the proposed quality grading standards.

Original article Dec. 3, Pork Checkoff

Revising Pork Grading Standards