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Smithfield Is Engineering Pigs for Use in Human Transplants


By Dr. Mercola The world’s largest pork producer, Smithfield Foods, is branching out from ham and bacon toward the business of organ transplantation. The CAFO (concentrated animal feeding operation) giant has even created a new bioscience unit for this purpose, in the hopes of growing pig organs that could one day be transplanted into humans.1 In 2013, Smithfield was bought by WH Group (formerly known as Shaunghui), the largest meat processing company in China.2 At $7.1 billion — 30 percent above its estimated market value — it was the largest-ever Chinese buyout of an American company. 67 more words

Smithfield Is Engineering Pigs for Use in Human Transplants


By Dr. Mercola The world’s largest pork producer, Smithfield Foods, is branching out from ham and bacon toward the business of organ transplantation. The CAFO (concentrated animal feeding operation) giant has even created a new bioscience unit for this purpose, in the hopes of growing pig organs that could one day be transplanted into humans.1 In 2013, Smithfield was bought by WH Group (formerly known as Shaunghui), the largest meat processing company in China.2 At $7.1 billion — 30 percent above its estimated market value — it was the largest-ever Chinese buyout of an American company. 67 more words

Smithfield Is Engineering Pigs for Use in Human Transplants


By Dr. Mercola The world’s largest pork producer, Smithfield Foods, is branching out from ham and bacon toward the business of organ transplantation. The CAFO (concentrated animal feeding operation) giant has even created a new bioscience unit for this purpose, in the hopes of growing pig organs that could one day be transplanted into humans.1 In 2013, Smithfield was bought by WH Group (formerly known as Shaunghui), the largest meat processing company in China.2 At $7.1 billion — 30 percent above its estimated market value — it was the largest-ever Chinese buyout of an American company. 67 more words

Smithfield Is Engineering Pigs for Use in Human Transplants


By Dr. Mercola The world’s largest pork producer, Smithfield Foods, is branching out from ham and bacon toward the business of organ transplantation. The CAFO (concentrated animal feeding operation) giant has even created a new bioscience unit for this purpose, in the hopes of growing pig organs that could one day be transplanted into humans.1 In 2013, Smithfield was bought by WH Group (formerly known as Shaunghui), the largest meat processing company in China.2 At $7.1 billion — 30 percent above its estimated market value — it was the largest-ever Chinese buyout of an American company. 67 more words

CONFIRMED: DUBLIN BIKES TO GRANGEGORMAN THIS SUMMER!

Local Minister, Paschal Donohoe T.D. secured funding of €1.5m in Budget 2016 for the expansion of Dublin Bikes to Grangegorman. Since this money was allocated, … 136 more words

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Preservation battle for Smithfield home: What is the future of Pierceville Farm?

SMITHFIELD, Va. (WAVY) — In Smithfield, a home that’s withstood the Revolutionary War and Civil War faces its biggest battle yet. The owner of the Pierceville house has asked to have it demolished and turned into a development. 324 more words

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Snapped telephone pole after Smithfield car crash

SMITHFIELD. R.I. (WPRI) – Officials in Smithfield were on scene of a car wreck Saturday night after the car veered off the road, and struck a pole. 85 more words

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