Foreign pork producers want Canada to reform industry

Canada says government-funded programs are needed for farmers to bring home the bacon.

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An unidentified pork producer speaks with Washington-based National Pork Producers Council vice president and counsel for international affairs Nick Giordano at the council’s Capitol Hill “Rack of Pork” congressional reception in March.
Ally Foster
Published: Wednesday, 07/18/2012 12:00 am EDT

As Canada prepares to enter into the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade talks, some participating countries' pork producers are banding together to try to reform Canadian programs, which they say give pig farmers an "unfair advantage."

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