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European politicians have agreed emergency action to take pork off the market and support plunging prices. The European Commission will next week open private storage aid for pigmeat, paying processors to keep some pork cuts in store for up to 150 days. The move could help ease the oversupply caused by high pigmeat production and Russia’s ban on EU food imports. Average EU pig prices have fallen from just under 140p/kg in June 2014 to 100p/kg two weeks ago. Farmers’ […]
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