VACCINE - The Salt Lake Tribune News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us (Webmaster) USDA gives initial approval to pig virus vaccine <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="">USDA gives initial approval to pig virus vaccine</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By M.L. JOHNSON</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-25T17:31:01.625-06:00">Updated Jun 25, 2014 05:31PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Milwaukee • The federal government has given conditional approval to the first vaccine licensed to fight a deadly pig virus, and warmer weather appears to be slowing the spread of the disease that has been blamed in part for making bacon more expensive. Porcine epidemic diarrhea has killed millions of baby pigs since it showed up in the United States last year, and pork prices have been rising for months. Bacon averaged more than $6 per pound in May, nearly 19 percent more than it did 12 months ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581155472014-06-25T17:31:01.625-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-25T17:31:01.625-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> Wed, 25 Jun 2014 17:31:01 MDT