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Pork industry responds to $50M ruling against hog farm


June 1, 2018
By AgDaily

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After news that a North Carolina jury awarded $50 million to Murphy Brown/Smithfield neighbors, the National Pork Board wants the public to know the U.S. pork industry has a strong record in environment and sustainability efforts.

The verdict is the first in a series of cases brought against the world’s largest pork producer. In this case, the 10 neighbors of the 15,000-hog operation said the farm impacted their quality of life due to offensive odors and manure that was applied on nearby fields.| For the full story, CLICK HERE.