Look for Higher Pork Prices with Deadly Pig Virus Surge Come Autumn

A pig virus may lead to record pork prices this winter

There isn’t much good news for meat eaters this year. Beef prices are at all time highs, and they are expected to stay that way for the foreseeable future. The solution to this would usually be to move to another meat source such as pork, but pork prices are also at all time highs, and it appears those prices may get worse.

Pork prices are already at an all-time high at $4.10 per pound, but the odds are these prices will climb higher by the end of the year. The Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea virus (PEDv) is currently taking a short hiatus with the warmer summer time weather, but US veterinarians are predicting there will be further outbreaks once autumn arrives, and the weather begins to


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