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The Weekly Bulletin will be on hiatus while we are at Symposium. We will resume in time for the November 11 edition.

Hog prices keep sliding.

The speed of this year’s hog price decline is surprising given weekly hog slaughter has consistently been below the year-ago level since the end of May.


How is China’s oversupply of pork impacting U.S. markets? 

An oversupply of pork in China is turning heads and bringing up a lot of questions about the future of pork exports to the world’s largest consumer of pork.



USDA issues urgent meat recall – The Food Safety and Inspection Service recently issued a pork recall for more than 10,000 pounds of pork pellet products from Evans Food Group.

Livestock farming a critical solution for sustainable food systems – In recent years, livestock production and consumption have been unfairly singled out as major contributors to climate change. But livestock farming is actually a critical component of sustainable food systems.

The ethical question of harvesting pig organs to save human lives – Until recently, the question of trading a life for another through organ donation was largely hypothetical. But in September, a pig kidney was successfully implanted into a human, and the question became very concrete, very fast. How heavily should the moral consequences weigh on us?

Shrimp sector to lead growth in future fishmeal demand – The global growth of shrimp farming is a leading factor in the growth of the fishmeal market, according to new data released by IFFO, the international trade body that represents the marine ingredients industry.

Upgraded facility to study dairy industry emissions – A partnership between industry, government and academia is bringing a state-of-the-art lab to Cornell’s Department of Animal Science.

Do food systems really exist? – Jerry Hagstorm explores the question at the focus of the UN’s climate conference in Glasgow, Scotland after recent travel to Greece.


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