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Whole Hog Brief Issue 83, 17 March 2003
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Whole Hog Brief Issue 83, 17 March 2003

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..... EU figures point to further decline in euro pig herd, UK Govt ‘serious misjudgement’ on FMD, Irish extend MBM subsidies following shutdown threats, French seek entry to Japan and Korea, Europe’s prices drop across the board, 1 Qtr of 2003 will define future for Irish pig industry, Food safety should be EU priority says future members, Danes discover anti-bacteria to fight listeria, Eat less meat and live longer say Germans, UK pig numbers plummet, new virus blamed, Asda Pork Link initiative could change the face of UK farming, Boost for organic Dutch pigmeat sales, Three little pigs banned from Primary school, FDA finds dioxin in US animal feed, Thin profits predicted for US hog industry, USDA proposes pork checkoff amendment, USDA hog reports under fire from producers, Maple Leaf gets serious about traceability, NPPC cold-shoulders COOL, NAGP makes room for hog germplasm, 2003 World Pork Expo details announced, Green groups challenge US EPA on manure controls, Iowa pays for hog farm not to be built, NPPC votes to retain checkoff, Tyson & McDonalds top foodservice survey, US Justice Department sues Smithfield, Tyson cuts 2 Qtr and full year forecasts, Iowa law aimed at feedlots killed by court, APL forecasts, Japan trade, Japanese scientists claim in-vitro success, Australia buys UK feed wheat, Prima Meat share issue announcement, US threatens China with WTO case, Australia’s CSIRO leads regional FMD fight, Israeli High Court debates pork sale ban, Russia’s meat import quotas do not apply to Ukraine, I say I say, Price monitor