Massive Pig Sizes Jeopardize Holiday Hams
There can officially be too much of a good thing. Farmers have porked up their porkers in an effort to overcome stock losses after a virus killing piglets by the millions. But the hefty rooters now exceed the weight for the standard 7-pound, spiral cut hams key to many holiday dinners. Meanwhile demand has risen, and prices have hit records above $3 a pound. Start sourcing new recipes: holiday ham deals will be few.