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Heparin Supply May Be Impacted By Global Pork Shortage

Posted by Jim Menoutis on Wed, Oct 17, 2012 @ 04:43 PM

According to recent reports an anticipated decline in the global pig population may result is heparin shortages next year.  The decline is due in no small part to the increasing costs for feed and other animal welfare costs to farmers. In the US, the on-going drought in the farm belt has had a significant impact. In response, President Barack Obama introduced a pork buying program to support the industry. A comparable plan has also been implemented in China.

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Topics: Heparin, heparin supply, adulterated heparin, heparin shortage