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Smithfield Foods is a $15 billion global food company and the world's largest pork processor and hog producer. In the United States, the company is also the leader in numerous packaged meats categories with popular brands including Smithfield®, Eckrich®, Nathan's Famous®, Farmland®, Armour®, John Morrell®, Cook's®, Kretschmar®, Gwaltney®, Curly's®, Margherita®, Carando®, Healthy Ones®, Krakus®, Morliny® and Berlinki®. Smithfield Foods is committed to providing good food in a responsible way and maintains robust animal care, community involvement, employee safety, environmental and food safety and quality programs. For more information, visit www.smithfieldfoods.com

    Smithfield Foods Steps Up Sustainability Accountability and Transparency Image

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    04-15-14

    Smithfield Foods Steps Up Sustainability Accountability and Transparency

    Smithfield Foods, Inc. recently released its new "Smithfield DIGITAL" app in conjunction with its 2013 Integrated Report, which achieved a sustainability reporting milestone by fulfilling the application level A requirements from Global Reporting Initiative (GRI). This is the first year that Smit...

    Smithfield Foods' Commitment to Renewable Energy Beginning to Show Tangible, Sustainable Activities Image

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    02-05-14

    Smithfield Foods' Commitment to Renewable Energy Beginning to Show Tangible, Sustainable Activities

    During the past several years, Smithfield Foods, Inc., has been closely monitoring scientific advancements that have gradually eliminated economic and technological barriers to efficiently and sustainably create renewable energy from agricultural waste.

    In recent years, multidisciplinary c...

    Smithfield Foods Recommends Its Contract Growers Convert to Group Housing for Pregnant Sows Image

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    01-07-14

    Smithfield Foods Recommends Its Contract Growers Convert to Group Housing for Pregnant Sows

    Smithfield Foods, Inc. and its hog production subsidiary, Murphy-Brown LLC, announced today that it is recommending all of its contract sow growers join with the company in converting their facilities to group housing systems for pregnant sows. The company said that it is asking contract sow grow...

    Smithfield Foods Beats OSHA National Averages for Work-Related Injuries, Days Missed Frequency Rates Image

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    11-14-13

    Smithfield Foods Beats OSHA National Averages for Work-Related Injuries, Days Missed Frequency Rates

    When it comes to the rate of work-related injuries and illnesses, along with days missed from work, Smithfield Foods, Inc., beat the national averages for all industries, not just the meat industry and animal production segment, according to the U.S. Occupational Safety & Health Administratio...

    Help Smithfield Help Hungry Homes Image

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    12-09-10

    Help Smithfield Help Hungry Homes

    /PRNewswire/ - According to the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), 50.2 million people last year lived in food-insecure households, including 17.2 million children. Smithfield Foods, the leading processor and marketer of fresh pork and packaged meats in the Uni...

    Smithfield Foods Releases Annual Corporate Social Responsibility Report Image

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    07-22-10

    Smithfield Foods Releases Annual Corporate Social Responsibility Report

    (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Smithfield Foods, Inc. (NYSE:SFD) today released its ninth annual Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Report, which highlights the company's progress in environmental performance, animal welfare, food safety, community relations, and employees -- key CS...

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    02-23-10

    Smithfield Foods Appoints First Chief Sustainability Officer

    Smithfield Foods, Inc. (NYSE: SFD) today announced that it has promoted Dennis H. Treacy to senior vice president of corporate affairs and chief sustainability officer as part of the company's long-term focus on corporate social responsibility and sustainability. Mr. Treacy ...

    Smithfield Foods Issues New Corporate Social Responsibility Report Image

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    08-06-09

    Smithfield Foods Issues New Corporate Social Responsibility Report

    /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Smithfield Foods, Inc. (NYSE: SFD) announced today that it issued a new corporate social responsibility (CSR) report. The report is the seventh in a series of CSR and Environmental Annual Reports that the company has published beginning in 2001.

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    Smithfield Foods Launches New Web Site Providing Greatly Expanded Online Offerings  Image

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    05-21-09

    Smithfield Foods Launches New Web Site Providing Greatly Expanded Online Offerings

    /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Starting today, visitors to Smithfield Foods, Inc.'s (NYSE: SFD) corporate Web site, www.smithfieldfoods.com , will find a new look, more useful and engaging information, and an easy-to-na...

    Smithfield Achieves International ''Gold Standard'' For Its Environmental Management Practices Image

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    04-27-00

    Smithfield Achieves International ''Gold Standard'' For Its Environmental Management Practices

    Smithfield Foods, Inc. announced today that it has become the first in its industry to achieve ISO 14001 certification for all its U.S. hog production and processing facilities.

    "For years Smithfield has been recognized as the leader in the meat ...

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