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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


Whole Hog Brief Issue 58, 4 February 2002Whole Hog Brief Issue 12

Whole Hog Brief Issue 80, 3 February 2003
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Whole Hog Brief Issue 80, 3 February 2003

Price: £5.00

..... EU denies US charge of immoral biotech policy, EU-Mercosur ag trade deal needs sanitary controls, Sobel plans to buy Dumeco, UKs NPA claims win, DEFRA cause storm with climate control, Cranswick on track for more growth, EU producer prices, DEFRA’s balls cause outrage, Court rules Iowa meat packer ban unconstitutional, Largest US farm group eases up on packer-ownered  livestock, US trade,  Farm group says USDA put bad corn into feed chain, ISU rates livestock insurance plans,  Judge throws out McDonalds fat case, Bush boosts USDA food safety funding, Canadian firm seeks OK to sell cloned meat, Health Canada seeks more input on antimicrobial use,  Record Canadian feeder pig exports to US, Taiwan sugar not to appeal permit loss, Farmland results, Smithfield continues pursuit of Farmland meats, Tyson to launch ad campaign, Smithfield results,  Japan trade, OZ pork industry seeks lift in sales, Drought hit OZ pig farmers losing A$4000 a week, Taiwan Sugar to privatise, Nippon Meat may miss losses, Malaysian pig glut forces farmers to slash prices, Thai hog farmers tap demand for pork, I say I say, Price monitor