Tag Archive: pig

Feb 14

KC to present Animal Farm

The Kilgore College Theatre Department will perform George Orwell’s “Animal Farm,” adapted by Ian Wooldridge, beginning Feb. 25 in Van Cliburn Auditorium on the Kilgore campus. The play is set for 7:30 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, Feb. 25-28, with a matinee performance 2:30 p.m. Sunday, March 2. General admission tickets are $6 for adults, $5 …

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Sep 14

The USDA’s reckless plan

The government intends to spread a failed pilot program that decreased food safety to every hog plant in the nation. My friend Jim, a farmer, jokes about bringing a bowl of manure and a spoon to the farmers’ markets where he sells his beef. “My beef has no manure in it, but you can add …

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Jun 18

A rotten bacon behemoth: If a Chinese company’s bid to acquire Smithfield goes through, consumers and farmers will suffer.

American consumers may not even notice the change if a newly proposed takeover by China’s largest meat processor of our nation’s leading pork company goes through. But the $4.7 billion transaction would certainly show up on our plates: in the form of farmer exploitation, more factory farms, and a more complicated supply chain that increases …

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