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China Becomes Last Nation to Lift Ban on US Pork

posted on March 26, 2010 at 3:03 PM

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) -- China has become the last nation to lift its ban on U.S pork as fears about swine flu ease. Full Story

CDC: Swine Flu Cases Less Widespread

posted on December 4, 2009 at 1:12 PM

ATLANTA (AP)— Health officials say swine flu infections continue to wane, with only half the states reporting widespread cases. Full Story

USDA to Purchase $50 Million of Pork Products

posted on November 13, 2009 at 3:11 PM

The Department of Agriculture this week announced it will purchase another $50 million of pork products, which will be used for various federal food programs. Full Story

H1N1 Virus Found in US Hogs

posted on November 6, 2009 at 2:11 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S Department of Agriculture said Wednesday that pigs in a commercial herd in Indiana have tested positive for H1N1, making it the first time the virus has been found in such hogs. Full Story

China Agrees to Lift Pork Ban

posted on October 30, 2009 at 10:10 AM

China Agrees to Lift Pork Ban
Taiwan officials moved Thursday to ease a political storm over the government's decision lifting a ban on certain U.S beef imports. Full Story

USDA Confirms H1N1 in Minnesota Pigs

posted on October 23, 2009 at 2:10 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — At least one pig from Minnesota has tested positive for the H1N1 virus, the U.S Department of Agriculture said on Monday, the first case of a pig contracting the virus in the United States. Full Story

UN Warns that H1N1 Found In Turkeys Could Spread

posted on August 28, 2009 at 8:08 PM

ROME (AP) — The United Nations warned Thursday that the H1N1 flu recently detected in turkeys in Chile may spread to other poultry. It urged greater monitoring worldwide to prevent the virus from combining with the deadlier H5N1 strain of bird flu. Full Story

Pork Industry Asks USDA for $250 million

posted on August 21, 2009 at 8:08 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) - The pork industry's trade group has asked the U.S. Department of Agriculture for $250 million in assistance to buy up pork and give the industry money to help fight swine flu. Full Story

Mexico Officials Pig Out on Pork to Ease Flu Fears

posted on May 15, 2009 at 8:05 PM

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican officials are going hog-wild over pork to encourage their countrymen to put the pig back in the taco. Full Story

Market to Market (May 8th, 2009)

posted on May 8, 2009 at 10:05 PM

Market to Market (May 8th, 2009)
Full Program: Market analyst Alan Brugler. Full Story

Researchers Work On H1N1 Vaccine For Swine

posted on May 8, 2009 at 8:05 PM

Researchers Work On H1N1 Vaccine For Swine
Dr. Hank Harris, Iowa State University professor in animal science and production animal medicine, says his lab can create an effective H1N1 vaccine for swine in as little as two months time. Full Story

Hog Farmers Brace for Financial Pain of Swine Flu

posted on May 8, 2009 at 8:05 PM

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Indiana hog farmers are among those pork producers nationwide stepping up health protection measures and bracing for the impact of swine flu on an already struggling industry. Full Story

Market to Market (May 1st, 2009)

posted on May 1, 2009 at 8:05 PM

Market to Market (May 1st, 2009)
Full Program: Market analyst John Roach. The threat of an influenza pandemic puts policy makers and the pork industry on the defensive. In Washington, black farmers call on the Obama administration to make good on a landmark civil rights case. On the road,... Full Story

Pork Industry Copes with Public Perception of H1N1

posted on May 1, 2009 at 8:05 PM

Pork Industry Copes with Public Perception of H1N1
The World Health Organization announced it would stop referring to the H1N1 influenza virus as swine flu to avoid misleading consumers that eating pork poses any health risk. Full Story

WHO: It's Not "Swine Flu" It's H1N1

posted on May 1, 2009 at 8:05 PM

GENEVA (AP) -- The World Health Organization announced Thursday it will would stop using the term "swine flu" to avoid confusion over the danger posed by pigs. Full Story

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