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Swine-flu outbreak linked to Smithfield factory farms?

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Is Smithfield Foods, the world%u2019s largest pork packer and hog producer, linked to the outbreak? Smithfield operates massive hog-raising operations Perote, Mexico, in the state of Vera Cruz, where the outbreak originated. The operations, grouped under a Smithfield subsidiary called Granjas Carrol, raise 950,000 hogs per year, according to thecompany …