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31/01/2013

Duration:
14 minutes
First broadcast:
Thursday 31 January 2013

The majority of European countries are still producing pork by illegal methods. Figures out this week from the European Commission show that despite having years to comply with new rules which ban the use of sow stalls, 17 of the 27 member states of the EU missed the January the 1st deadline . Also on Farming Today, it's sixty years since the sea surge which devastatated the English East Coast. On the night of 31 January 1953, a wall of water surged from the North Sea, killing more than 300 people. We talk to a farmer remembering the event.

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