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

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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 83, 17 March 2003Whole Hog Brief Issue 15

Whole Hog Brief Issue 102, 2 February 2004
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Whole Hog Brief Issue 102, 2 February 2004

Price: £5.00

..... US bans Hungarian meat imports, Hendrix acquires Dotcode tracking, Is meat and bonemeal back on the menu? More red tape for UK producers? Just wild about the boars, JSR Farms buys JSR Genetics, Poles raise grain import quota, Downer ban sought in US Congress, USDA seeks Supreme Court review of checkoffs, US trade, US Congress puts COOL on ice, Smithfield celebrates partnership with Japanese, USDA considers mandatory ID scheme for US livestock, Maple Leaf uses pork DNA tracking from farm to fork, McDonalds results, Tyson results, Cargill steps into the spotlight, China bans pig imports from South Korea, Bird flu sweeps Asia – and human vaccine plans, APL slams EU pork export subsidy, Japan trade, Mexico puts pressure on Japan over FTA, Nippon Ham Co in tax evasion probe, ASF outbreak strikes Ghana, Betagro taps premium po9rk taste in Japan, Russia to issue individual pork quota for Brazil, I say I say, Price monitor