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USDA terminates aid-package contract with China-owned Smithfield

· November 19, 2018

More than a few people were unhappy when they first heard that Smithfield Foods, which has been owned by a Chinese company since 2013, would be benefiting from the farm bailout package that President Donald Trump put together — the one that was geared toward easing U.S. farmers’ burdens after massive retaliatory tariffs were put […]

Pig farmers give #HamsAcrossAmerica on #GivingTuesday

· November 28, 2017

The National Pork Board, the Iowa Pork Producers Association, Smithfield Foods, and PrairieFresh Premium Pork joined forces to launch the second annual #HamsAcrossAmerica campaign today. The organizations hosted a kickoff event, on Giving Tuesday, to serve clients of the Central Iowa Shelter and Services and provided a nearly 70,000-pound pork donation to the Food Bank […]

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