“Famines and pestilences in various places (Luke 21:11)” are increasing in occurrence and intensity as we get closer to the day of the Lord; just like birth pains of labor (Matt 24:8).
According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), PEDV has killed approximately 7 million piglets in the U.S. since it was first identified in May 2013.
- “It looked to be a good year starting out and now we’re going to be selling a minimum of 10 percent less for the year,” Borgic told FoxNews.com. “I’m not very optimistic that we’re going to be able to control it going into the winter again,” Borgic said: ( http://www.foxnews.com/health/2014/06/30/us-hog-farmers-struggle-to-overcome-rampant-piglet-virus/?cmpid=cmty_twitter_fn
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsak Announces Federal Actions to Address PED Virus at World Pork Expo 6/5/14
In National Geographic ‘Future of Food’ Series:
- A virus that has wiped out as many as seven million pigs in the United States during the past year is pushing the price of pork to record highs and contributing to rising overall meat costs: ( http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2014/05/140501-pigs-virus-meat-prices-food-science-health/