Two Chicago-area sports journalists gathered the tweets directed at them and asked men to read them to their faces. The result went viral.
For the past year, farmers in at least 25 states in the U.S. and three Canadian provinces have been battling P.E.D. — porcine epidemic diarrhea virus. The infection attacks baby pigs and often causes them to die.
The outbreaks are leading to lower pork projections for this year, and prices for bacon are expected to be high.