North Carolina nuisance verdict ‘a blatant assault on animal agriculture’

The $50-million judgment against a North Carolina hog farm as a nuisance to its neighbors “is a blatant assault on animal agriculture and rural America,” said the meat industry and three farm groups on Wednesday. “If replicated, it will raise the price of food for consumers.” Smithfield Foods, the corporate parent of Murphy-Brown, the target… » Read More

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