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Canada Red-Meat Supply on Oct. 1 Rises 25% From Year Earlier

October 27, 2011

(Updates with pork and beef inventories in second paragraph.)

Oct. 27 (Bloomberg) -- Canadian red-meat inventories on Oct. 1 expanded by 25 percent to 70,570 metric tons from 56,594 tons a year earlier, Statistics Canada, a government agency, said today in a report on its website.

Warehouses held 43,496 tons of pork, up 40 percent from a year earlier, the agency said. Beef supplies rose 3.3 percent to 16,773 tons.

--Editors: Millie Munshi, Steve Stroth

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