Smithfield Foods Hit With $11M Verdict For Hog Waste

By Erin Fuchs (March 5, 2010, 7:01 PM EST) -- A Missouri jury has handed an $11 million award to 15 residents who claimed that manure from a Smithfield Foods Inc. factory hog farm tainted their neighborhoods, in what the plaintiffs' lawyer described as the largest-ever verdict connected to hog emissions....

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