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A few words from John Strak, the Editor of Whole Hog....

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Dr John Strak, Editor Whole Hog


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Whole Hog Brief Issue 86, 6 May 2003
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Whole Hog Brief Issue 86, 6 May 2003

Price: £5.00

..... Russian meat quota hurts Danish Crown, Hungary slams Slovenia for raising tariff on pork, Dutch model prevents the spread of swine fever, Our government will drive pig keeping out of Germany, EU orders tough new livestock export controls, Tulip to buy Hygrade’s business, NFU urges support for fallen stock scheme, Irish signal success in fight against Aujeszky’s, EU to evaluate swine fever test, US-Canada food trade not  hurt by SARS, Brazil’s GM labelling plan draws fire, US trade, Governor calls for NC moratorium extension, AMI calls for COOL clarification, Nebraska declared free of Pseudorabies, Czar favours US livestock ID system, Drought contributes to Alberta pork industry crisis, Iowa restricts hog-lot emissions, Tyson results, Salmonella infection falling in US meat, Pharmcia and Pfizer combine operations, Smithfield results warning, Maple Leaf results, Pork set to save Farmland’s bacon, Premium Pork watch Iowa packer-feeder bill closely, Cargill results, Australia challenges EU on food description rules, Vietnamse pork exports, Philippines may ban imported meat on SARS fears, Pork and SARS not connected, CP Foods sales growth, Nippon Meat Packers profit forecast, Swine fever outbreak in Korea, CIS countries to adopt common vet regs, Japanese trade, FMD outbreak in Hong Kong, I say I say, Price monitor