TITLE

Celebs plead pig producer plight

AUTHOR(S)
Padfield, Emily
PUB. DATE
November 2007
SOURCE
Farmers Weekly;11/16/2007, Vol. 147 Issue 20, p56
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on several celebrities who were mentioned in a letter warning of a crisis in the British pig industry that appeared in an issue of the "Daily Telegraph." They include disc jockey (DJ) Sara Cox, rugby player Phil Vickery and chef Antony Worrall Thompson. It has been highlighted by countryside campaigners that despite the price of pork rising in stores, farmers are still receiving prices below the cost of production.
ACCESSION #
28101617

 

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