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News :: International : Labor
China Acquires World's Biggest Pigkiller, Smithfield
30 May 2013
From Robert Kennedy and Ralph Nader to health, environment, labor and animal rights groups, activists have opposed the world's biggest pig killer Smithfield recently acquired by a Chinese company
for billions.
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The world's biggest pigkiller, animal slayer and agony causer, human disease generator, environmental destroyer, major polluter of the Atlantic and other seas with pfiesteria, ecoli (colon bacteria), etc. is Smithfield, with operations in the US, Mexico, the UK, Romania, Poland etc.

Smithfield is being bought by a Chinese company, Shuanghui International Holdings Ltd. China already has at least 2 billionaires whose fortune is derived by the murder of pigs. Before this acquisition, Chinese businesses were slaughtering 450 million pigs a year.... genocide on an unprecedented level.

Smithfield was considered a cause of an epidemic in Mexico. It has been opposed around the world.

Trichinosis is one of many diseases associated with consuming pig cadavers. The cyst of the trichinella worm is hard and takes high heat to kill. Eating the flesh of pigs is avoided in the Muslim, Jewish religions as well as the vegetarian religions of Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism, the sects of Seventh Day Adventists, Franciscan, Trappist and other Catholic religious orders, Salvation Army original teachings, the writings of the founder of Methodism John Wesley.

Robert F Kennedy on Smithfield in Poland video

Poisons in Pigs' Cadavers

Ralph Nader's Public Citizen: a corporate profile of Smithfield

Smithfield record fine for filling Virginia river with pigwaste

The Trouble With Smithfield: A Corporate Profile

Smithfield in E. Europe

One analysis of Smithfield

Thailand's CP Foods considered a Smithfield bid, something anathema to the Buddhists of Thailand.
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