Pilgrim’s Pride reports second quarter loss, dropping sales

Pilgrim’s Pride Corporation, one of the largest meatpacking companies in the U.S., reported second quarter earnings due to challenges posed by COVID-19, with shares falling 4% in after-hours trading on Wednesday.

Six years and Tuscola residents still waiting on Cronus fertilizer plant

The company behind the proposal, Cronus Chemicals Inc. has periodically announced new construction dates, new business partners, new leadership and new cost estimates that still leaves the 250-acres of open field farmland undeveloped.

Smithfield sued for falsely advertising themselves as ‘safest’ U.S. pork products

A consumer group is suing one the largest pork producers over allegations that the company falsely advertises its products as the “safest” in the U.S.

The Organic Consumers Association (OCA) filed a civil suit May 20 against Smithfield Foods, Inc., claiming they use practices that contribute to the creation of widespread diseases. The group is seeking to stop its ‘false’ advertising and marketing. Smithfield denies the allegations, calling the lawsuit 'without merit.'