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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 49, 3 September 2001Whole Hog Brief Issue 93, 1 September 2003

Whole Hog Brief Issue 71, 2 September 2002
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Whole Hog Brief Issue 71, 2 September 2002

Price: £5.00

..... UK pigmeat production set to fall, Ireland launches new Animal Health and Welfare committee, Danish MPs consider new wage system for slaughtermen, Slovakia lifts ban on pork imports from France, Glanbia results, UK firm makes pigs for organ transplants, Scientists prove a fragrant pig is a healthy pig, Ruokatalo results, Pozmeat to sell Robakow plant, Campofrio results, Canadian airports dump FMD mats, USDA to promptly inform meat firms of E.coli infection, US FMD outbreak cost, Ohio Livestock Environmental Permitting Program finalised, Ridley results, Alberta hog plant set for expansion, Tyson to expand meat brand labels, Smithfield results, Hormel results, Cargill results, New Director for Smithfield,  OZ pork innovators take tech to Bush, New Chinese import regs increase import uncertainty, Nippon management changes, Japan trade, JHSPCA new chairman, Danisco new business manager, OZ researchers examine pig cells to treat diabetes, S Korean trade, Antipodean Theseus to tackle amazed bull, Pig farming prohibition in Bukit Pelandok stays, Biosecurity risk warning, I say I say, Price monitor