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The U.S. ranks 2nd in pork production

3 April 2009 Leave a comment

According to pig-international.com, the United States produced 9,390,000 tons of pork in 2005, which made it rank second in that category. China ranked first, producing 49,685,000 tons of pork.

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The U.S. ranks 25th in pork consumption

16 March 2009 Leave a comment

According to the Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations, in 2005 Americans consumed an average of 30 kilograms of pork, enough to make the United States tied for twenty-fifth in that category, with Belarus and Estonia. Austria ranked first, at 74 kilograms/person/year.

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