Post Dispatch today has story from Smithfield Foods on their efforts to comply with modern day expectations--http://www.stltoday.com/stltoday/business/stories.nsf/story/2A4E61BA9CD390A48625740D0004839A?OpenDocumentThe story is from a recent pork conference in St. Louis, but Smithfield apparently has become a major employer in Missouri from a series of acquisitions. That includes Cook's hams and Butterball Turkeys.The issues they mention include animal treatment, the odor of hog farms, manure disposal issues, and food safety/contamination.
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