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  • Falk wins late model feature at Langley Speedway

    HAMPTON — C.E. Falk moved out front on the white-flag circuit and gained an unlikely victory in the first of the Smithfield Foods Twin 75s for the late model stock cars, the featured events of Saturday evening’s NASCAR Whelen All-American...
  • Chinese firm to buy pork producer Smithfield Foods

    China is hungry. The world's most populous country has for years been on an agricultural buying binge, scooping up supplies of soybeans, palm oil, cotton and just about anything else that can be culled from the soil. Now, with 1.3 billion mouths to...
  • Companies with the most older workers

    As baby boomers begin to approach traditional retirement age, the workforce is aging rapidly. But not all industries are aging at the same rate. Some companies employ significantly more older workers than others. Just over a quarter (26 percent) of...
  • Humane Society files complaint against Smithfield Foods for animal welfare claims

    Humane Society files complaint against Smithfield Foods for animal welfare claims
    A day after Smithfield Foods launched a campaign to illustrate its commitments to sustainability, the Humane Society of the United States filed a complaint to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission charging that Smithfield--the world's largest pork...
  • Carl's Jr., Hardee's parent CKE to nix cramped pig crates by 2022

    Carl's Jr., Hardee's parent CKE to nix cramped pig crates by 2022
    Carl’s Jr. and Hardee’s parent CKE Restaurants Inc.  is joining the pig rights parade, promising to free its pork supply system of cramped gestation crates by 2022. The Carpinteria company began implementing better conditions for its hogs...
  • Pigs subject to abuse at Virginia factory farm, Humane Society of the United States says

     
    RICHMOND, Va. — The Humane Society of the United States said Wednesday that an undercover worker at a farm owned by the world's largest pork producer saw breeding pigs abused and crammed into small gestation crates. The animal welfare organization......
  • Investigators recommend changes at Virginia factory farm where Humane Society alleges abuse against pigs

     
    RICHMOND, Va. — An independent investigative team is recommending changes aftermistreatment of breeding pigs at a Virginia farm operated by a subsidiary of Smithfield Foods Inc., the world's largest pork producer. The recommendations include reviewing...
  • McRib pork provider Smithfield accused of abusing pigs

     
    Humane Society accuses McRib pork provider of mistreating hogs...
  • McDonald's pork provider Smithfield pledges gestation crate phase-out

     
    Smithfield promises to ban gestation crates for pregnant pigs by 2017...
  • McDonald’s to focus on quality ingredients in ad campaign

     
    McDonald's Corp. will soon roll out an ad campaign that focuses not on speed or cost but on the quality of its ingredients....
  • Parade day comes up Roses for Paula Deen

    Paula Deen doesn't change her holiday traditions easily, but on New Year's Day, she'll have good reason. Sweetly yet sassily Southern, the Emmy-winning cook of Food Network fame is starting 2011 with a big date -- with the Tournament of Roses Parade....