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THE FOOD PROGRAMME
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The Food Programme
Sunday 12:30-13:00,
Rpt Monday 16:00-16:30
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Sunday 25 January 2009
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Sheila Dillon discusses the pig industry
Sheila Dillon discusses the pig industry.
What are the forces that have enabled cheap pork to flood UK supermarkets? Sheila Dillon finds out about the production systems that bring us much of this pork, and asks are there alternatives.

Sheila talks to:
Andrew Knowles, strategy coordinator for BPEX, The British Pig Executive
Andrew Opie, Food Policy Director of the The British Retail Consortium (BRC)
Economist, Graham Dalton
Tracey Worcester,director of Pig Business to be shown on More4
Felicity Lawrence, Guardian investigative journalist, author of Eat Your Heart Out
Professor Alistair Lawrence, Head of Animal Welfare at the Scottish Agricultural College and Edinburgh University vet school
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    The British Pig Executive - BPEX

    The British Retail Consortium

    Eat Your Heart Out  by Felicity Lawrence, published by Penguin, ISBN-10: 0141026014
    ISBN-13: 978-0141026015.

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