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Iowa farmer recreates best pork. Ever.

Carl Blake is an Iowa pig farmer who has bred the pig first bred for King Wilhelm I of Wurttemberg, Germany, in the 1820s. It is, purportedly, the best tasting pork in the world. Mr. Blake says it is so highly sought after that it's causing strife in the swine farming community. Now, he alleges his pigs are victims of a...
Carl Blake is an Iowa pig farmer who has bred the pig first bred for King Wilhelm I of Wurttemberg, Germany, in the 1820s.

It is, purportedly, the best tasting pork in the world.

Mr. Blake says it is so highly sought after that it's causing strife in the swine farming community. Now, he alleges his pigs are victims of a poisoning attack.

Listen to Carl Blake, here:

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