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With pork prices skyrocketing and shortages looming, people are turning to chicken until it began being affected too, then crocodile meat, while many merchants call for an increase in the importation of pork products, and accusations fly of companies hoarding frozen pork. Now, instead of the more common busts of trucks full of meth pills or marijuana, police at the Lao border have seized the cargo of a transport truck carrying 20 tonnes of illegally smuggled pork. The 18-wheeler was pulled over by animal quarantine centre officers on the Thai side of the border after crossing the Mekong River on […]

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Is this what they call pork barrelling?? Just import it from Australia...there's no shortage here!! I wonder what happened to the captured pork??

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