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  • Jan 4, 2016
    press release

    Smithfield Foods reports significant progress toward conversion to group housing systems

    In 2007, Smithfield Foods Inc. began an industry-leading journey to transition pregnant sows on all company-owned farms in the United States to group housing systems by 2017. Today, the company is proud to report significant progress, having transitioned 81.8% by the end of 2015, a 10% increase over 2014. In the United States, Smithfield expects to be fully converted on company-owned farms by 2017, as planned....More
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    Keep talking in 2016

    In the name of swine herd and industry health, make 2016 the year to be more open about communications....More
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    Dec 28, 2015

    Move over bacon, sausage is the new food fad

    Hyperlocal, artisan food creation and sausage are among the top 20 food trends for 2016....More
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