illinois pork en Hog Virus Causing Pork Price Spike <p style="margin-bottom: 20px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; outline: 0px; vertical-align: baseline; font-family: 'PT Sans', sans-serif;"><span style="font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', Times, serif; line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Shoppers are already paying more for pork and bacon than they did last year and many economists expect those prices to continue climbing for the next few months.</p> Sat, 08 Mar 2014 15:13:14 +0000 Sean Crawford 20444 at Hog Virus Causing Pork Price Spike Illinois Meat Packer Recalls Hams <p>A northern Illinois meat packer is recalling more than 67,000 thousand pounds of sliced spiral ham due to possible Listeria contamination.<br /><br />Gusto packing shipped the hams to wholesalers in Illinois and three other states.&nbsp; It includes Centrella Signature, Amish Valley and Ripple Creek Farm Brands.<br /><br />The problem was discovered when Gusto Packing’s internal sampling program found some of its products tested positive for the bacteria which causes isteriosis<br /> Mon, 20 Jan 2014 12:56:41 +0000 Bill Wheelhouse 17290 at Illinois Meat Packer Recalls Hams