If planet Earth had just five pigs, three would be in China. So the spread of a deadly swine disease there is especially worrying. Will facial recognition software help stop African swine fever? We have asked a vet.
Chinese-owned pork giant Smithfield Foods lost a pivotal legal battle on Friday, as a federal jury awarded $25 million to a rural couple for the nuisance caused by living near a Smithfield contractor’s hog farm.
Duke Energy said its Smith Energy Complex power plant in Richmond County is burning natural gas created from pig manure to generate electricity, a project intended to help the Charlotte, NC, company comply with state law.