QA: Answers Concerning “Other White Meat” Contract

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) has completed its review of the 2006 asset purchase agreement between the National Pork Board and the National Pork Producers Council (NPPC) for the purchase of four trademarks. The trademarks include the word “pork” in distinctive lettering set against a pork loin silhouette and “The Other White Meat” in various forms. As a result, AMS is approving continuing annual payments of $3 million under the terms of the agreement.
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