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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 86, 6 May 2003Whole Hog Brief Issue 18

Whole Hog Brief Issue 105, 15 March 2004
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Whole Hog Brief Issue 105, 15 March 2004

Price: £5.00

..... EU pig prices, France asks US to justify meat ban at WTO, New food and Feed controls from the EU, Polish meat sector struggling with EU rules, Tulip buys German ham factory, Codex Alimentarius approves meat processing rules, Campofrio profits cut by tax charge, Belgium is a salmonella hot spot says EU, UK herd, Genesis calls off court action against Assured British Pigs, Labelling bill offers import protection, USDA says Texas avian flu contained, Mexico eases ban on US beef imports, Soaring feed prices hurting big US hog producers, Sask Wheat Pool to quit the hog business, Argentina aims to eradicate swine fever, Less US hogs traded through spot market, US producers vote to lower checkoff, US House passes bill to ban obesity suits, USDA prefers voluntary livestock ID system at first, EPA finalises new effluent limitation guidelines, New meat testing cuts US food-borne diseases, Canadian GIS template complete, New chairman for Land O’Lakes, McDonalds results, Murphy-Brown and DENR develop EMWS tool, Iowa to crack down on 600 hog producers, Australian intensive livestock industries to grow, Nippon Ham in trouble over vaccines, US sees pork exports to Japan rising, San Miguel in talks with Hormel over Vietnam venture, Philippine Govt plans duty free Dutch pork imports, S Korea trade, Japanese meat company boss busted for pork mislabelling, I say I say, Price monitor