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Whole Hog Brief Issue 110, 1 June 2004
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Whole Hog Brief Issue 110, 1 June 2004

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..... Brazilians have lowest costs, UK signs international agreement to tackle disease outbreaks, World bodies weigh in to tackle obesity, EU offers pork quota to Mercosur in trade deal, Cranswick results, UK appoints FMD vaccination contractor, Smithfield buys more of Europe, Russian meat production up but pig numbers down, UK herd, DEFRA and SEERAD announce piglet mortality research project, Peter Barr reappointed as MLC Chairman, BPEX appoint manager to ZAP salmonella, Checkoff goes to the Supreme Court, US trade, West Nile virus threat to US pigs? Pennexx seeks court order to begin discovery against Smithfield, US industry groups unite over COOL, Hormel results, Iowa meatpacker-livestock case sent back to court, Advanced ID in talks with Tyson and Alberta Govt, US Court Oks Cargill price-fixing settlement, Tyson Foods new director, Hormel appoints Chief Operating Officer, Japan introduces stricter labelling rules for pork, president of McDonalds Japan steps down, Australian prices are beyond the Black Stump, OZ pork industry gets cash for export efforts, Kiwi pig farmers face charge to fight disease, Vietnam’s hi-tech pig breeding farm starts operations, Philippines pork prices up, Thai lab tests find no GMOs in Chinese sausages, S Korean trade, China begins SARS vaccine testing on humans, China goes global in farming efforts, I say I say, Price monitor