JoAnn Alumbaugh
JoAnn Alumbaugh

Last week, we posted the results of our poll on pork quality, which turned out to be quite revealing. Fifty-seven percent of those who responded agreed with the statement, “U.S. pigs are too lean, and pork isn’t as tasty as a result.” It bears further discussion.

A friend of mine saw the results and suggested I call a person she’d met recently. Janeal Yancey is a program technician at the University of Arkansas. Not only does she have a Masters and a Ph.D in meat science but she also writes a blog called, “Mom at the Meat Counter.”  My friend says, “[Janeal] has a great following of both consumers and aggies, which results in some very interesting and lively comment chains.”

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