Smithfield Foods

The fake Smithfield boss told the Fox News host that factory farms are “petri dishes for new diseases.”
Neighbors of an industrial farm sued over conditions including horrible smells from open-air pig waste lagoons.
Regulators also hit the meatpacking giant's temp staffing firm with another $40,000 in violations.
The federal government issued a rare citation against the meatpacking company that had one of the worst outbreaks in the country.
About 67 Smithfield workers a day were contracting the virus at the peak of the outbreak, the CDC found.
The administration is "throwing blue-collar workers under the bus" to protect meat-processing giants, labor advocates say.
Smithfield Foods' CEO warned of potential meat shortages as he agreed to indefinitely close a giant South Dakota pork processing facility.
The Iowa congressman is facing a backlash after spouting racist rhetoric to a far-right Austrian propaganda site.
New legislation in North Carolina has placed pressure on the Food and Drug Administration to review their rules regarding the labeling of milk and limits the ability of residents to hold big-ag operations accountable for pollution.
The North Carolina farms "generate many times more sewage than entire towns."