SMITHFIELD, Va., July 10, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Smithfield Foods, Inc. (NYSE:SFD) announced that C. Larry Pope, president and chief executive officer of Smithfield, will testify today before the United States Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry to review the benefits of the Shuanghui-Smithfield transaction for U.S. farmers and agriculture, while reaffirming the commitment to upholding the highest food safety standards. Since the transaction was announced it has received broad-based support from local, state and national elected officials, industry labor unions, U.S. hog farmers, leading economic and international affairs academics and even U.S. based food industry peers.
Smithfield Foods To Reaffirm Benefits Of Shuanghui-Smithfield Transaction For U.S. Agriculture Industry
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