Once More Unto the Breach…

Henry, let’s try this again. After a years-long hiatus, Hogs on the Hill (HOTH) is giving it another go in the blogosphere. With a swine’s eye view of the happenings on Capitol Hill, the other end of Pennsylvania Ave. – that’s the White House – and around the country, HOTH once more will attempt to give readers the scoop on …

HSUS Renews Its Attacks on Farmers

The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) has reared its ugly head again, renewing its attacks on farmers, with a push to pass a California initiative that could dictate farm production practices throughout the country. The animal-rights group has been rather quiet after taking it on the chin a number of times over the past few years, including some …

New Pork Processing Plants Come Online

While animal-rights groups work to reduce meat consumption, a couple of new pork processing plants will ensure consumers have plenty of bacon, chops and ribs. Operations began a few months ago at the Seaboard Triumph Foods plant in Sioux City, Iowa, and at Clemens Food Group’s Coldwater, Mich., facility. When fully operational, the former will employ 1,100 workers and process …