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Pork handbook offers new resources to swine producers

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — The 2009 Pork Industry Handbook will soon be on sale through Purdue Extension — The Education Store. The handbook, in its third edition, is a cooperative effort of the Purdue University Cooperative Extension Service, Pork Checkoff and the U.S. Pork Center for Excellence. It has new content, including industry statistics and […]

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Consumers can eat pork with no concern for swine flu

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Shoppers should not shy away from pork products over concerns regarding reports of swine flu across the country, said Purdue University experts. Purdue Extension nutrition specialist Melissa Maulding said the flu virus is not a food-borne pathogen, and there is no risk to the food supply. “The flu is a virus […]

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