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Whole Hog Brief Issue 84, 31 March 2003Whole Hog Brief Issue 16

Whole Hog Brief Issue 103, 16 February 2004
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Whole Hog Brief Issue 103, 16 February 2004

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..... FAO denies Avian Flu in Vietnamese pigs, Danes forecast pig price rises, EU establishes animal disease centre, Russia threatens to halt EU meat exports, Smithfield in UK and Spanish buying spree, EU cuts copper as growth promoter in pig feed, British pig research targets, French Minister outlines aid plan for pig sector,  More volatility in UK feed prices forecast, Assurance Schemes add value to pigs, Swill dispute comes to the boil, US hog Boards prepare for checkoff loss, Smithfield Foods to reduce US herd, USDA sees growth in US production and exports, Canadian trade, Manitoba Pork Council starts CAIS Study, NPPC welcomes Costa Rica in free trade deal, FDA weeks away from finalising BSE rules, Olymel to close Quebec pork slaughterhouse, Tyson to take trans fat from some products, High hope for Barbados pig industry, USDA to stockpile animal vaccines, Japan lifts ban on S Korean pork, Vietnam reports outbreak of FMD, OZ pork industry wants FTA clarification, MAF makes a meal of pig wasting disease says NZ Green, Thai pig breeders urged to upgrade hygiene standards, Meat Products of India to expand, India bans all swine and poultry imports, McDonalds results, Ukraine feed shortages ups livestock slaughterings, Taiwan hogs free of Avian Flu, Japanese wholesale pork prices leap 40%, Philippine pork price rises on Flue-fueled demand, FAO proposes vaccination to curb flu, I say I say, Price monitor