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The pig sector asks Planas for help to stop fake news

The president of the Interprofessional del Porcino de Capa Blanca (Interporc), Manuel García, has asked in a meeting with the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, Luis Planas, the support of his Department in disseminating to society the progress of the livestock sector in sustainability and animal welfare and in the fight against unfounded attacks and ‘fake news’.

García has lamented the “unfounded and organized attacks” received by pigs in particular and cattle farmers in general with fallacious arguments that distort the reality of livestock. “We gladly accept justified criticism and we are open to dialogue, but we always have to debate with real data under scientific criteria, not airing news or false figures,” he insisted.

07 as well as to guarantee the survival of thousands of small rural nuclei by generating employment and providing services and infrastructures that are vital to curb depopulation.