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August 19, 2017

CNBC- Record Pig Production Driving Down Prices – “Bacon Glut”

Recall that The Wall Street Journal earlier this week highlighted the expanded size of the hog and pig herd in the U.S. and pointed to the negative impact that the large number of swine is having on the price of pork.

A brief segment yesterday on CNBC also highlighted the “pork glut” and the fall in market prices:

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