Our View: Eat pork; industry could use some helpKnow what sounds good? Pork chops. Grilled, perhaps with a side of corn on the cob.
We think it’s terrible that the nation’s pork producers are worried about taking a financial hit due to the outbreak of swine flu. Although the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has issued statements noting that eating pork is safe, national pork prices have fallen in the days since the swine flu outbreak was announced by the worldwide media early this week.