missouri rural crisis center http://kbia.org en Farm, safety groups oppose sale of Smithfield Foods http://kbia.org/post/farm-safety-groups-oppose-sale-smithfield-foods <p>A coalition of farm and food safety groups wants federal regulators to quash the proposed sale of Smithfield Foods to a Chinese conglomerate in what would be the largest such takeover of a U.S. business.</p><p>The St. Louis Post-Dispatch <a href="http://bit.ly/1245Mog">reports</a> that the 17 groups are asking the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States to oppose the pork processor's sale to Shuanghui International Holdings Ltd.</p> Mon, 22 Jul 2013 12:27:32 +0000 Associated Press 37488 at http://kbia.org