Jim Cramer's Mad Dash: New Vaccine Should Send Pork Prices Lower

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- The U.S. Department of Agriculture has granted Zoetis (ZTS) a conditional license for use of its pig vaccine in an effort to fight the porcine epidemic diarrhea virus. 

On CNBC's "Cramer's Mad Dash," TheStreet's Jim Cramer, co-manager of the Action Alerts PLUS portfolio, said the virus has already killed millions of pigs and driven pork prices higher.

Cramer said that because of the vaccine, the cost of pork is likely to go down, following the general trend in other food commodities.

Falling commodity prices shouldn't surprise anyone, Cramer suggested.

Janet Yellen, chair of the Federal Reserve, has said that inflation was set to peak relatively soon. "She nailed it," Cramer said.

-- Written by Bret Kenwell in Petoskey, Mich.

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At the time of publication, Action Alerts PLUS had no positions in stocks mentioned.

Bret Kenwell currently writes, blogs and also contributes to Robert Weinstein's Weekly Options Newsletter.

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