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I won't fears over the Swine Flu virus sent shares of US -- the pitches down sharply yesterday.
What do you why.
Authorities -- -- the virus can only be contracted through the hair not food Shibani Joshi is -- with more details on this story -- -- Good morning Alexis near despite -- actually cannot contract Swine Flu from eating -- Or any other -- and in spite of this six countries and now beating meat and pork products from the United States.
Despite assurances from agencies like the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the US Department of Agriculture.
That pork is in fact safe -- -- -- flu fears continue to -- and US businesses.
Sending all three indices down yesterday in two stocks I want to point out that are getting particularly hard hit.
Our US -- producer is Smithfield Foods.
And Tyson Foods -- -- Smithfield stock first that's stock was down twelve and a half percent yesterday closing just above.
Nine dollars a pop as you can see the Mexican government also is currently testing.
-- on Smithfield farm states over there but the company CEO says he is comfortable saying -- -- -- support.
Is it safe.
Smithfield Foods is the world's largest pork producer and slaughterhouse and taking -- over to Tyson's -- another stock I got hammered yesterday following.
Almost 9% on Monday to close just under ten dollars a share.
Tyson is -- second largest producer of park in the US with an 18%.
Market -- but it's not to support producers are hurting -- -- company AgFeed Industries ask stock.
Fell to three dollars and 51 cents a share yesterday the court industry could take a significant hit if -- continue.
The overall industry is -- right around 97 billion dollars and produce 21 billion.
Pounds of pork back in 2007 of course for all the latest information you should go on to the center for disease control and prevention web site.
At CDC dot cup -- Or the US department of agriculture's web -- at USDA.
Dot god Islam not can he be the latest information of course he got to stay on top of this.
And the CDC as well as the USDA is certainly keeping their web -- very very -- today.
And they everything just changing hour to hour minute by minute we're getting -- out -- all -- -- -- with the staff aren't really thinking very.
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