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Rolling Stone special feature: Pork's Dirty Secret: The Nation's top hog producer is also one of America's worst polluters.


America's top pork producer churns out a sea of waste that has destroyed rivers, killed millions of fish and generated one of the largest fines in EPA history. Welcome to the dark side of the other white meat.

I came across this link last year while doing research for Smithfield Foods, the company in question. It shows up as the fifth or so link when you pop a search for the company itself.

The article is long, but a must-read. Terrifying, infuriating, and frankly disgusting. It's among the many reasons I'm strongly tempted to become a vegetarian. I'm wondering if there's any animal that eventually becomes human food that has a decent life. I'm betting not.