Saturday, July 05, 2014

Virus Plagues the Pork Industry, and Environmentalists

The bodies are piling up fast.

A deadly virus, porcine epidemic diarrhea, or PEDv, is estimated to have killed, on average, more than 100,000 piglets and young hogs each week since it first showed up in Iowa in May 2013, wreaking havoc on the pork industry.  More ...

An aerial photograph taken in February showing hog carcasses at a farm in North Carolina.CreditRick Dove/Waterkeeper Alliance

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