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Posted inHealth Disparities

Court rejects Smithfield’s arguments, giving low-income neighbors of hog farms hope

By Greg Barnes Elsie Herring said she is thrilled by a federal appeals court ruling last month that rejected most of the arguments presented by Smithfield Foods in a case that has pitted the world’s largest hog producer against its mostly low-income Black neighbors. Herring, 72, said she has been fighting how Smithfield raises its […]