Pig farmers nervous

NEW ZEALAND - The pig industry is getting nervous about a proposed plan to relax meat import standards.
calendar icon 6 August 2007
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Biosecurity is considering allowing untreated pig meat into the country, which farmers here say will only increase the risk of disease.

Waimate pig farmer Ian McCallum-Jackson says Biosecurity has turned a blind eye to the risks, in favour of a free trade agreement with other countries.

Source: Tvnz.co.nz
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