Wednesday, October 25, 2023
WH Group eyes Smithfield Foods' United States public listing
The Chinese owner of Smithfield Foods, WH Group, is collaborating with banks to reintroduce the US-based pork producer to the American public market, according to individuals familiar with the matter, Reuters reported.
Tuesday, October 10, 2023
Smithfield Foods to close pork-processing plant in North Carolina, US
Smithfield Foods will close its Charlotte, North Carolina, US pork-processing plant and transfer production to its Tar Heel, North Carolina facility to increase efficiency and better utilise existing capacity.
Tuesday, August 8, 2023
Smithfield to shut down operations in northwestern Missouri, US
Smithfield Foods Inc will close some of its operations and lay off 92 workers in northwestern Missouri, the United States, this fall, according to the state's Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act (WARN) data.
Monday, July 31, 2023
Smithfield Foods' new wastewater system to improve water quality in Big Sioux River, US
Smithfield Foods has built a new state-of-the-art wastewater treatment system to replace a majority of an existing system at its pork-processing complex in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, the United States.
Thursday, May 4, 2023
Smithfield may close 37 sow farms in Missouri, US, according to employee
Smithfield Foods could shut down 37 sow farms in Missouri, the United States, this week in response to hog market conditions, according to KTVO-TV.
Thursday, April 27, 2023
New Smithfield Foods report documents 21 years of progress toward sustainability goals
Smithfield Foods, Inc. published on April 26 its 21st annual sustainability impact report which tracks progress toward its sustainability targets .
Friday, April 21, 2023
Smithfield Foods recognised for environmental, safety and DEI programmes
Smithfield Foods, Inc. was recently honored with awards for its environmental and safety achievements in the North American Meat Institute's (NAMI) 2022 environmental awards and worker safety recognition programmes.
Friday, April 14, 2023
US judge approves US$75 million settlement in price-fixing case against Smithfield
A US federal judge has approved a US$75 million settlement between major pork producer Smithfield Foods and a group of consumers, who accused the company of conspiring to restrict pork supplies in order to keep prices artificially high, US ...
Tuesday, March 28, 2023
Smithfield Foods appoints new chief human resources officer and general counsel
Smithfield Foods has named Isham "Jay" Bennett to the newly created role of chief human resources officer and promoted Tennille Checkovich to general counsel.
Monday, January 9, 2023
Ammonia leak occurs at Smithfield pork plant in North Carolina, US
Fire department personnel and rescue workers were called to Smithfield Foods' pork processing plant in North Carolina, the United States, on January 6, responding to reports of an ammonia leak.
Monday, December 5, 2022
Smithfield CFO to leave at year's end
Smithfield Foods announced on November 29 that chief financial officer Glenn Nunziata will leave the company at the end of the year.
Thursday, September 29, 2022
Smithfield Foods agrees to pay US$75 million in price-fixing settlement
Smithfield Foods has agreed to pay US$75 million to settle a consumer lawsuit that accused Smithfield foods and other major meat producers of price-fixing pork prices by restricting supply in the US$20 billion per year US pork sector, Reute ...
Wednesday, September 28, 2022
Smithfield Foods states commitment to ending food insecurity
Smithfield Foods has submitted commitments to fighting hunger and food insecurity to the US White House in advance of its Conference on Hunger, Nutrition and Health, which will be held on September 28.
Wednesday, July 6, 2022
Smithfield Foods to pay US$42 million to settle pork price-fixing lawsuit
US major pork producer Smithfield Foods is expected to pay US$42 million to restaurants and caterers to settle a pork price-fixing lawsuit, which alleges the firm is responsible for conspiring to inflate pork prices, the Associated Press re ...
Thursday, June 23, 2022
Smithfield Foods ranked on LinkedIn's 2022 top companies list in consumer goods
Smithfield Foods, Inc. was named on June 22 to LinkedIn's "Top Companies: Industry Edition" list ranking top workplaces for professionals to grow their careers in nine US industries: financial services, health care, media and ente ...

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