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Resource ID: #16941
Subject: Agriculture
Source: Pitch Weekly (Kansas City, Mo.)
Date: September 7-13, 2000


A study of Seaboard Corp., the world's third-largest pork producer, based in Merriam, Kan. The company says it enriches communities while local groups argue that Seaboard lowers per capita income, drives up crime and creates pollution. There is an ongoing EPA investigation into Seaboard, and the company has been fined for several documented spills and sued by state departments, the Sierra Club and private individuals. The article gives a detailed description of hog farming.

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