Amid swine flu outbreak, pork producers industry says, Why ‘swine’?

National Pork Producers Council and the National Pork Board want people everywhere to know that pork is safe to eat, and that the illness is not only part swine, but also parts bird and human influenza. So why do we have to call its swine flu? “We’d like to have the name changed,” a Pork Producers Council rep told , “but we’re glad journalists are saying that it’s OK to eat pork.”Of course, it doesn’t help that media outlets are showing images of …

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