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Fines For Meat Industry's Safety Problems Are 'Embarrassingly Low'

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What is pork roll? As one fan puts it, "It's like Spam meets bacon." This sandwich is one of many ways to eat the processed meat, a largely unsung specialty of New Jersey. via Wikimedia hide caption

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In New Jersey, A Beef Over Pork Roll Sparks Rival Festivals

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Workers prepare burritos at a Chipotle Mexican Grill in New York. The restaurant chain has stopped serving pork in about one-third of its U.S. locations. Richard Levine/Demotix/Corbis hide caption

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Chipotle's Pulled Pork Highlights Debate Over Sow Welfare

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Halal jamón products made with lamb and beef inside the Balkis Gourmet curing room in Cumbres Mayores in Andalusia, Spain. Lauren Frayer for NPR hide caption

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At Last, Muslims Can Savor A Halal Spin On Spain's Famous Jamón

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Chef Jay Bentley makes his pork schnitzel with panko instead of the more traditional bread crumbs. He gets his pork from growers who raise heritage-style pigs that are allowed to forage outside. Courtesy of Jay Bentley hide caption

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Pork Schnitzel: One Chef's Secret To Marital Bliss

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Meat is displayed in a case at a grocery store in Miami in July. Pork and beef prices are up more than 11 percent since last summer. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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High Prices Aren't Scaring Consumers Away From The Meat Counter

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Michael Yezzi raises 1,000 pigs a year in Shushan, N.Y. He's worried about how to keep his farm safe from a disease that has no proven cure. Abbie Fentress Swanson for NPR hide caption

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As Pig Virus Spreads, The Price Of Pork Continues To Rise

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France has banned imports of live pigs and other products from the U.S. to keep out a virus that has killed more than 4 million pigs in the U.S. Here, young pigs look out of a pen at a North Dakota hog farm in a 2005 file photo. Will Kincaid/AP hide caption

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Pitmaster Rodney Scott seasons a roasting hog behind a barbecue restaurant in Birmingham, Ala. Scott has been touring the South with a makeshift barbecue pit to raise money to rebuild his family's cookhouse after it burned down in November. Debbie Elliott/NPR hide caption

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When His Pit Burned Down, Southern BBQ Master Took Hogs On Tour

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Piglets at Hilldale Farm in State Center, Iowa in March 2013, just before porcine epidemic diarrhea began spreading through hog farms in the U.S. Amy Mayer/Harvest Public Media hide caption

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A traditional Danish pork roast, common for Christmas dinner in Denmark. Pork finds its way into most Danish meals. SNSK2010/via flickr hide caption

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