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Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 06/19/2014 - 4:56pm.READ MORE:
It looks like factory workers at the Smithfield plant in Tar Heel won't be headed back to work until tomorrow. The pork packing plant has been shut down since an ammonia leak Tuesday morning. Full story...
Submitted by Sara Hopkins on Wed, 06/18/2014 - 5:34pm.READ MORE:
The latest on the Smithfield ammonia leak. The world's largest pork production plant still is not producing anything after yesterday's incident. Smithfield representatives say all safety checks for factory machinery and equipment was up-to-date. Full story...
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 06/17/2014 - 4:59pm.READ MORE:
Smithfield Foods says it is working with local emergency agencies to determine the cause of an apparent ammonia leak at its packing plant in Tar Heel in Bladen County, a company spokeswoman said. Full story...
Submitted by Alyssa Rosenberg on Tue, 09/24/2013 - 5:24pm.READ MORE:
Shareholders have approved the sale of Smithfield Foods to a Chinese company. The buyout comes amid food safety problems in China, and its impacts could be felt in our area. Full story...
Submitted by IE on Thu, 08/29/2013 - 1:57pm.READ MORE:
Smithfield and Food Lion donated 80,000 pounds of protein to the Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina. It will ultimately provide more than 300,000 meals to families in our area. Full story...
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Submitted by Jayne Dees on Thu, 05/30/2013 - 4:45pm.READ MORE:
Bladen County is the home to the world's largest slaughter house. Soon it could be owned by a foreign company. Full story...
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