The EAT-Lancet Commission on Food, Planet, Health is backpedaling as industry leaders and scientists poke holes in its “planetary diet” released in January that is supposed to improve human health and planet health.
One of China’s biggest pig breeders is now top of the pile of stocks on the MSCI Asia Pacific Index for this year, as African swine fever continues to disrupt business in the world’s top pork-consuming country.
Uncertainty regarding trade negotiations and lower use in domestic consumption categories may keep old crop consumption closer to the forefront than usual, according to University of Illinois ag economist Todd Hubbs.
It wasn’t the National Pig Day motorists near Champaign, Ill., wanted to experience on Friday when a semi hauling pigs rolled over while merging onto northbound Interstate 57 north of the Interstate 74 interchange.
Investors are betting on tight pork supplies and strong government support for China’s leading pork producers, causing shares to soar to record levels despite one of the worst disease outbreaks in years.