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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 25Whole Hog Brief Issue 70, 19 August 2002

Whole Hog Brief Issue 48, 20 August 2001
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Whole Hog Brief Issue 48, 20 August 2001

Price: £5.00

..... Poles ban pork from 26 countries on CSF fears, DEFRA denies UK pig jab plans, UK farmers unhappy with new FMD compensation, Commission decides advances for FMD outbreak Slovakian imports get USDA approval, A tale of two pig prices, Pick results, ‘Pig Brother’ to help FMD victims, New rules broaden US livestock price reporting, PEC gets USDA livestock price reporting contract, Carbadox banned in Canada, US FMD curbs ‘inadequate’, US Ag Committee rejects mandatory origin labelling, APHIS to charge for import permits, ‘Enviro-Pigs’ produce less phosphorus, AFBF wants incentives not rules for water programmes, US legislation targets Ag terrorists, Cargill results, PSF results, Smithfield purchase brings ham brand control, Missouri DNR investigates PSF, Hormel results, Feral OZ pigs need contraceptives, New Zealand pork industry to review structure, OZ researchers receive funding for leaner pork project, Japan trade, QAF to acquire Bunge, Thai’s offer low fat pork with fishy feed, Malaysian farms move to reduce stink, African Swine Fever in S Africa, Swift Foods results, The futures, I say I say, Price monitor