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Swine flu is actually a misnomer and consumers can’t even get the N1H1 virus from eating pork, as stated by the Centers for Disease Control.

“Swine influenza viruses are not spread by food. You cannot get swine influenza from eating pork or pork products. Eating properly handled and cooked pork products is safe.”

Nonetheless, the pork pandemonium has brought peril to CME hog futures, which have plunged 17% this week. If news about pigs makes you squeal, check out and wallow in all that’s oink.