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Despite The Continuing Spread Of H1N1, Pork Products Remain Perfectly Safe

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I just received an update from the CDC, confirming there are now 896 cases of H1N1 (Swine Flu) in 41 states. Interestingly, here in Arkansas (where I spent the last two days mingling with outstanding health professionals), there hasn’t been a single case. Here’s the current national tally: •  Alabama:  4 •  Arizona:  48 •  California:  106 •  … Continue Reading

Not A Good Week For Pigs…

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Pigs never get a fair shake. No matter how you slice it, they’re typically associated with mud, and get the brunt of most jokes. And, today, once again, they’re in desperate need of more lipstick. Although the current swine flu is transmitted between people, has nothing to do with “swine,” and pork is entirely safe … Continue Reading

Swine Flu May Be Spreading Throughout US

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With numerous cases of swine flu reported in Mexico, Canada and now here at home, the United States is stepping up preparations for a possible pandemic. As a general matter, the swine influenza A (H1N1) virus rarely infects humans. Although sporadic human cases have been reported, the virus is usually associated with exposure to pigs, … Continue Reading