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Bacon Prices Up; Is Your BLT Diseased?

In a piece of apocalyptic news that rivals the blood moon tetrad, bacon prices are going up. The National Pork Board had to release a press statement about a virus called the “porcine epidemic diarrhea virus” (PEDV) that is killing millions of pigs. As Galen Velonis reported, the virus thrived right through the winter and shows little sign of stopping. …

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Bacon Prices Rise After Virus Kills Millions of Baby Pigs

A virus not seen before in the United States killed millions of baby pigs since last May, and it is threatening pork production and pushing up pork prices. Estimates on how many pigs have died from porcine epidemic diarrhea in the last year vary, from 2.7 million to as many as 6 million. Because PED thrives in cold weather, there …

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