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

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Whole Hog Brief Issue 85, 14 April 2003
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Whole Hog Brief Issue 85, 14 April 2003

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..... US and Russia reach poultry trade deal, Pig price declines lead fall in EU livestock sales, German state says dioxin found in animal feed, EU to tighten rules on Parma ham, EU animal transport plan delayed, Banned antibiotic found in Italian pork, Tulip targeted in uproar over Danish COOL, Danish Crown to close meat processing plant, Glanbia to close Ayreshire plant, Irish pig census shows drop in units, Know your pigs, UK farmers told, New cost threat to livestock medicines, New funding to help Scots tackle disease, USDA urged to create Livestock Marketing Council, Grassley: no need for US packer ban study, Low US hog prices linger but upturn forecast, Safety net restricts hog investors in Canada, Smithfield to merge pork units, Bill filed to extend hog farm moratorium in NC, Cut water waste says Canadian study, USDA U-turns to seek more food safety powers, MLMMI targets research into odour and greenhouse gasses, USDA seeks more input on meat marketing claims, Albert Lee plant investors mystery, Premium Standard buys plant in JV, Fish oil may help young pigs, Genome mapping for pigs and cattle funded, US scientists see pig vaccine as clue to combat SARS, Australian meat trade seen riding out SARS, New meat processing plant for Shanghai, Australian imports more British wheat, Australia to ban antibiotic, Philippines restricts Chinese meat on SARS fears, Aeon files criminal complaint against Prima Meat Packers, Betagro to invest in traceability, Hong Kong confirms FMD outbreak, I say I say, Price monitor