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

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Whole Hog Brief Issue 82, 3 March 2003
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Whole Hog Brief Issue 82, 3 March 2003

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..... Dutch see exports as vital, despite falling herd, EU suspends pig storage scheme, EU to ask the public about organic farming, German state to slaughter 3000 more pigs over contaminated feed, Farmers face jail in tough new EU food laws, Pigs slaughtered after new German CSF, Dutch make IKB standard open to German and Belgian farmers,  High health pigs for Dutch double restocking, New UK pig Welfare Code Regs, EU animal feed ingredients list not practical, French Minister agrees new loans to pig farmers, Welsh pork plant gets chop, US Senate bill to restore organic food standard, US trade,  Sun Prairie’s last stand with Sioux, USDA report highlights changes in US industry, USDA picks pork expert to head nutrition programs, Smithfield to build waste-to-energy facility, Farmland creditors ask judge to cancel loan terms, Farmland linked to fertiliser deal with Koch, McDonalds slams obesity lawsuit, Swill feeding ban extended to more states, USDA buys pork for food programs, Tyson names Chief Operating Officer, Hormel results, Maple Leaf results, Smithfield results, Pseudorables rule changes in Iowa and Indiana, S Korea trade, USTR Zoellick warns Russia to end meat trade barriers, QLD pork industry lines up to EC status, Chinese Minister visits UK pig farm, Herbs are safer than antibiotics, says Thai scientist, Taiwan hopes to increase exports, 95% of Thailand’s abattoirs must improve sanitation, Malaysia shelves plans for centralised pig district, I say I say, Price monitor