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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


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Whole Hog Brief Issue 116, September 2004
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Whole Hog Brief Issue 116, September 2004

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....., EU producer prices, Byrne bids bye bye with call for global risk assessment, Little change in Dutch production, Variety spices up Eastern Europe’s processed meat, Glanbia sees marginal drop in profits, Nutreco to close meat plant, IFSA near launch, UK pigs are ‘reservoirs of antibiotic-resistant bacteria’, Tridelta introduces new salmonella test for pigs, DuPont Animal health Solutions launched, Sygen results, Sausage kebab dubbed UK’s most dangerous fast food, US study finds more labelling spurs sales, NPPC calls for end to Canadian hog subsidies, FSIS data show decline in salmonella, Premium Pork goes under, New Institute to promote food safety education, Bush is ‘a true friend’ to US pork producers, Pork Council to investigate processing plant, Tyson lowers full-year guidance, More workers join lawsuit against Swift, Winn-Dixie sells meatpacking unit to Smithfield, Ridley’s operating profits down, Pork boosts Swift’s income, Tyson appoints chief accounting officer, Tyson Judge clarifies ruling, Cargill to buy leading Brazilian pork supplier, Seaboard gets USDAQ Processed Verfified mark, Smithfield gives green awards to subsidiaries, OZ pork industry welcomes PC inquiry, Going up – OZ pig prices ride the upturn, Truss rejects import concerns, Christie appointed to NZ pork board, Japanese pigs test positive for swine fever, Swine Fever hits Mozambique, Korean trade, Soaring prices force Chinese pork reserve revision, I say I say, Price monitor