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Whole Hog Brief Issue 73, 7 October 2002
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Whole Hog Brief Issue 73, 7 October 2002

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..... EU agreement leaves room for swill feeding, EU deplores against FMD culling strategy, New case of German CSF, Signs of hope for UK pig industry? UK farmers get supply chain grants, Polish-Hungarian food agreement causes clash, Govt funding found for major UK PMWS study, Arch critic appointed as MLC Commissioner, UK Minister backs long term pigmeat contracts, Sokolow forecasts profits, Cremonini says it’s back in profit, CSF outbreak in Romania, Hormel extends life of slaughter plant, USDA unprepared for Bio-attacks on farms, US Pork Checkoff rate drops, US trade, USDA may lift ban on Mexican pork, Canadian food agency gets new President, Farmers to sue Tyson, Canada-Russia trade deal promises more pork exports, USDA pork purchase threatens health, USDA warns of pig bacteria theft, Tyson sells Speciality Brands, ConAgra completes sale of meat unit, FDA publishes guidance on antimicrobial drug use, Brazil’s Seara may strike export deal with Tyson, McDonalds profits will fall, APL may seek action over feed price rises, OZ ACCC issues guidelines on country of origin, Flying pigs hit Singapore – again, OZ offers drought aid to NSW farmers, People’s Food to list in Hong Kong, United Food moves to calm investors, Imports are killing local industry says Philip0pine hog farmers, Vietnamese pork exports may miss targets, I say I say, Price monitor