Swine Virus Will Impact Production, Prices in 2014, says OSU

According to experts at Ohio State University, a virus referred to as PED has caused significant losses inswineherdsacross the country and is expected to impact the availability of pork productsand prices in 2014. There is little information on how the disease spreads or how it can be thwarted, and it is currently threatening pork production and pushing up prices by 10% or more. The end result of this issue will ultimately affect the consumer with the rise in prices continuing through the summer. 

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