FarmPolicy

December 11, 2019

H1N1 Flu Issues; Climate Change, EPA and Production Agriculture; and USDA- First 100 Days

H1N1 Flu Issues

Jared Allen reported yesterday at The Hill Online that, “Farm-state lawmakers added their voices to those looking to protect the pork industry from bad press about the swine flu.

“And the first offensive they launched was against their own colleagues.

On Wednesday morning the House Agriculture Committee majority staff sent an e-mail out to all Democratic press secretaries asking them to stop referring to the Mexican-born flu as the ‘swine flu’ and imploring them to stop using pig graphics on their webpages.”

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