|Pigs as "pork production"|
|The way it was|
News of a $4.7 billion deal for the sale of Smithfield Foods, Inc. to China is the worst news ever for pigs already enduring massive suffering on Smithfield farms.
Smithfield, the world's largest producer of pigs for slaughter, says the deal aims to increase the supply of high quality, safe pork to China.
But what does it mean for the pigs?
A reader commenting on the story in the New York Times said it all:
Read "Needing Pork, China Is to Buy a U.S. Supplier" and scroll through the comments here.