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WICHITA, Kan., April 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cargill's Wichita-based pork business today announced it has completed a transaction to acquire a 21,500-acre hog production site near Dalhart, Texas, from the Premium Standard Farms LLC subsidiary of Smithfield Foods, Inc.
WICHITA, Kan., May 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Cargill's U.S.
By Jean Ortiz Associated Press OMAHA, Neb. -- A Grand Island meatpacking plant fired at least 86 workers Friday after they walked off the job amid a dispute over prayers during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, company officials said.
In the debate about how tough the United States should be on millions of illegal immigrants, Big Agriculture is warning Americans that the $12 trillion U.S. economy could be forced to go on a big diet if illegal immigrants are restricted.
By Bob Burgdorfer CHICAGO (Reuters) - Cargill Meat Solutions, one of the nation's largest meat producers, said it will shut its major beef and pork plants on Monday, May 1, so its workers can attend the immigration rallies set for that day. The U.S.
By Bob Burgdorfer CHICAGO (Reuters) - Tyson Foods Inc., the largest U.S. meat producer, said it will reduce production for one day on Monday in response to poor market conditions and to concerns a nationwide immigration rally set for that day could affect attendance by its Hispanic workers.
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