Wednesday, May 06, 2009

Smithfield Foods, Corporate Mother of Butterball, Armour, etc and the Scourge of Factory Forming: Mexican Swine Flu and the Smithfield Flu

A listener of Gustavo Arellano's KPFK radio show sends in this message and this link as a follow-up to our discussion of the origins of our present might-be-pandemic swine flu:

>Date: Tue, 5 May 2009 16:58:09 -0700
>From: "________" <____________@gmail.com>
>Subject: Back to Pork's Dirty Secret: The nation's top hog producer is also one of America's worst polluters
>To: memo@sdsu.edu, garellano@ocweekly.com
>
> Professor Nericcio and Gustavo,
> I'm listening to you via the internet stream off of KPCC. The
> Smithfield Foods industrial pork production lines are also in the
> United States. Hope the FCC doesn't catch up with you about the four letters
> words from todays show. best,
> A listener

> Attached is an article from Rolling Stone on Smithfield's hog
> productions in the US.


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