January 12, 2021


Smithfield Foods stops US federal campaign donations


The world's biggest pork processor, Smithfield Foods, said it has stopped all United States federal campaign donations following the riot that occurred at the US Capitol building, Reuters reported.


Smithfield Foods said it was horrified by the events that happened at the US Capitol, and will pause all US federal campaign contributions until more facts are uncovered about the riot.


The company is based in Smithfield, Virginia and owned by Hong Kong-listed WH Group Ltd.


- Reuters