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  • 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....
  • The City of Smithfield, Virginia

    The town's ham history dates to the American Indians, who were credited for originating the salt- and hardwood-smoked dry-cured Smithfield ham. Today, Smithfield is the home of Smithfield Foods, a Fortune 500 company. To commemorate its ham heritage,...
  • Smithfield Foods posts $26.4 million second-quarter loss

    Smithfield Foods posts $26.4 million second-quarter loss
    Smithfield Foods Inc. today reported a second-quarter loss of $26.4 million, or 17 cents per share, compared with a year-earlier profit of $1.7 million, or 1 cent a share. Continued sharp losses in the company's hog production business — Smithfield...
  • Who let the dogs out? At Ravens games, Esskay is out, Dietz & Watson in

    Who let the dogs out? At Ravens games, Esskay is out, Dietz & Watson in
    From the Dining@Large blog: The Baltimore Ravens have a new hot dog supplier -- from Philly. That's right, Esskay is out, Dietz & Watson is in. Esskay, founded in Baltimore in 1858, has been supplying Ravens concession stands with hot dogs since the...
  • Williamsburg to host annual road race starting in 2011

    - Races will by May 21 and 22, 2010 - Races will benefit An Achievable Dream and the Wounded Warrior program - Boston Marathon race director will head these races When Walter Segaloff attended the 2008 Marine Corps Marathon in Washington, the idea...
  • City Guide: Smithfield

    Smithfield is almost synonymous with ham. The town's ham history dates to the American Indians, who have been credited for originating the dry-curing process that incorporates salt and hardwood smoking. Smithfield is home to Smithfield Foods — a...
  • People, places and things that make Hampton Roads famous: Presidents, celebrities and more

    Hampton Roads is known around the world for its people — as being from here, as a come-here, or for just passing through — as well as places and things. Its known for its Bacon (as in Nathaniel), its ham (as in Smithfield), its presidents...
  • 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....
  • 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...