Pork prices expected to rise due to PEDV losses

U.S. hog prices could rise by 15 percent to 25 percent and consumer prices for pork by 10 percent to 12 percent as a result of the porcine epidemic diarrhea virus (PEDV), which has killed some 7 million piglets in the United States, the National Pork Producers Council (NPPC) said last week.

However, the industry is still poised for a strong...

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