Research RFP: Human Nutrition – Pork Checkoff

RFP: Human Nutrition – Research RFP: Human Nutrition – Pork Checkoff


The Human Nutrition Task Force of the National Pork Board (NPB) is currently soliciting research proposals in human nutrition. This proposal uses an initial Letter of Intent (LOI) for initial screening.

This request for proposal targets research that can help advance understanding of the role of pork and pork-related nutrients:

  1. Within healthy diet patterns across cultures, life stages and socio-economic status
  2. As an environmentally sustainable protein that delivers nutrition quality, accessibility and cultural applicability
  3. Using new research methodologies that pioneer exploration of the nutritional value of pork related to specific health outcomes