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

We have been publishing Whole Hog Brief every month since 1999 and there are several ways to access our charts/tables.

We put our Latest Headlines on the site from the most recent issue of Whole Hog Brief so you will know what we are covering this month - we suggest you register on the site and we will email you when these headlines are changed each month as new issues are published. You can also follow our Editor's Tweets by following @johnstrak

The Editor's Blog is refreshed 2 or 3 times a month depending on the news and we Tweet from @johnstrak when a new Blog is published - and we email those registered on our site. 

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Dr John Strak, Editor Whole Hog


Whole Hog Brief Issue 78, 16 December 2002Whole Hog Brief Issue 119, December 2004

Whole Hog Brief Issue 100, 15 December 2003
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Whole Hog Brief Issue 100, 15 December 2003

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..... Dont pull the rug from under Danish pig producers, BSE may have genetic cause, Canterbury Foods appoints new chairman, Danes hit by 8th swine fever scare, NI firm in Ukraine and Taiwan, UK pig farming giant unfit to sell pork, New health guidelines for British pig industry, UK cleared to start pigmeat exports to Japan, Brits to tackle research with Oz, New Californian animal farm trespass law, House votes to stay COOL until 2006, Alberta pork producers want BSE aid, Smithfield Foods to fight Pennexx suit, Tyson Foods to close processing plants, IPPC plans Majestic future for Hartley, Bunge CEO retires, GM organ transplant breakthrough, Perdigao forecasts bright future for 2004, GM corn has no effect on livestock performance, McDonald’s post strong Nov sales, Veneman appoints new USDA under-secretary, Pork overtakes lamb in Australia, Oz activists threaten more meat trade disruption, Australian pork sales swing high, PMWS outbreak confirmed in New Zealand, Japan trade, S Korean trade, Russia sets 2004 meat import quotas, China to name and shame in safety drive, Pig prices going up say Chinese, Russia has no plans for grain export curb, I say I say, Price monitor