Beef Market Situation Boosts Hog Prices

by 5m Editor
10 November 2004, at 12:00am

US - There was some good that came from the discovery of a BSE-infected dairy cow in Washington state last December. While rapidly closing export markets cut outlets for the American beef industry, global fear of bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE, or mad cow disease) opened the gate for demand rebounds in a meat market that really needed the boost -- pork.

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