Experts are still unsure how many pigs were lost to PEDv this year

Experts are still unsure how many pigs were lost to PEDv this year.

Uncertain PEDv impact on pork supply

With 27 states reporting positive tests for the Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea virus (PEDv) to the USDA, the food industry has been showing concern over the pork supply and wholesale prices in the coming months. Piglets are especially susceptible to the virus.

“The information on the farms that have tested positive — and I should say the samples that have tested positive — really don’t give us any knowledge about what size those farms are and what kind of death loss they might have had

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