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Whole Hog Brief Issue 109, 17 May 2004
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Whole Hog Brief Issue 109, 17 May 2004

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..... EU rules on animal by-products to apply to imports, HK Ruokatalo boosts stake in Poland’s Sokolow, Sokolow results, Smithfield to buy Pick? EU backs Hungary in live pig export dispute, Danes and Germans show UK the way, Fins bomb border to keep rabid Russians at bay, Romanian farming reform to cause job losses, China vital to British pig industry, Pay as you go with fallen stock in the UK, UK animal drug problems tackled by DEFRA, BPEX chief upbeat over UK industry, Manitoba Pork calls for changes to CAIS program, US hogs, FSIS proposes uniform compliance date for food labelling, Canadian meat packers refuse to open books, USDA investigates BSE testing breach in Texas, Sask tops 95% CQA certification, Lawsuits threaten in fight against obese Americans, Canada not to appeal WTO rail grain ruling, Ethanol by-product shows promise in pig feed rations, Pork Farm offers to buy Heartland, Tyson Foods to trim pork production, Burger King tests new pork sandwich, America production cost advantage is clear, Nebraska’s largest hog producer seek bankruptcy, McDonald’s results, Quarantine decision cruel blow says APL, New Nipah virus outbreak, NZ pig farmers vote to eradicate pig disease, Korean scientists create medicine-producing pigs, Korean trade, China’s Sichaun province report record pork exports, Marauding pigs terrorise NZ capital, I say I say, Price monitor