Wholestone Farms plans to open a custom butcher shop at the location planned for its future pork processing plant — before a November election that could prohibit the company from expanding here. Construction is starting “imminently” on the shop, which...
Source: Keloland.com Robert Peterson will be carrying a clipboard for the foreseeable future. Peterson is the treasurer for Smart Growth Sioux Falls, a new Municipal Ballot Question Committee officially circulating petitions for a new city ordinance that would ban any animal...
Sioux Falls, S.D.-based biofuels company POET has donated more than $1 million to oppose the Wholestone Farms pork plant in the city, according to campaign disclosure reports in the Argus Leader. The reports show that POET donated $1,080,950 to Smart...
Source: Reuters It will take years for China to contain the deadly African swine fever virus that has spread throughout the country, which is the world’s biggest pork producer, the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) said on Tuesday. China has...
Source: Argus Leader On Nov. 8, Sioux Falls voters will see a question on the ballot that would prohibit the construction or operation of new slaughterhouses within city limits. There are no specifics in the language, but make no mistake: This...
Facility will create 450 jobs and produce Wright and Jimmy Dean brand bacon – Tyson Foods leaders along with local and state officials in Warren County broke ground on Tyson’s new $355 million bacon production facility, which will create 450...
Source: TLSN.com Some in Sioux Falls are opposing a proposed hog processing plant that Wholestone Foods says it will build on the northeast edge of the city. One member of the opposition group is raising a lot of eyebrows. POET is...
Smithfield Foods Inc has agreed to pay $75 million to settle a lawsuit by consumers who accused the meat producer and several competitors of conspiring to inflate prices in the $20 billion-a-year U.S. pork market by limiting supply. A preliminary...
Source: Tri State Neighbour ulling up to the Wholestone Farms plant in Fremont, Nebraska, something significant seemed to be missing. The stench. Hog processing facilities are known for their odorous nature, but the air that day was fresh and clear, even with...
The Dominican Republic will slaughter tens of thousands of pigs after detecting outbreaks of African swine fever in 11 of the country's 32 provinces, authorities said on Monday. Fernando Duran, administrator of the state-run Banco Agricola, told a news conference...
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