U.S. farm group sees retail pork prices up 10-12 pct on pig virus losses
WASHINGTON, April 30 (Reuters) - 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 a virus that has killed some 7 million piglets in the United States, the National Pork Producers Council said on Wednesday.
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