Tuesday, 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.
Friday, January 8, 2021
Smithfield Foods announces management shakeup with new CEO
Smithfield Foods, the world's biggest pork processor, has announced a management shakeup with a new chief executive officer to manage reduced meat demand in restaurants and COVID-19 outbreaks among their workers, Reuters reported.
Thursday, January 7, 2021
Smithfield Foods prepares to distribute COVID-19 vaccines to its US workers
The world's biggest pork processor, Smithfield Foods, said it is preparing to distribute COVID-19 vaccines to its workers and is equipped with medical capabilities at its plants in the United States, Reuters reported.
Tuesday, December 15, 2020
Smithfield Foods collaborates with Dominion Energy for methane-to-natural gas project
US major food processor Smithfield Foods has completed a renewable natural gas project with energy producer Dominion Energy, which converts methane from swine farming into renewable natural gas (RNG), Reuters reported.
Monday, December 7, 2020
Smithfield Foods offers its ultra-cold freezers to store COVID-19 vaccines
The world's biggest pork processor, United States-based Smithfield Foods, has offered to assist the country's health officials to store COVID-19 vaccines in their ultra-cold freezers, Reuters reported.
Tuesday, December 1, 2020
Smithfield Foods provides update on president, CEO succession
Smithfield Foods, Inc. has provided on November 25 an update of its succession progress following its announcement last month that Kenneth M. Sullivan, president and CEO of the company, would retire and Dennis Organ, chief operating officer ...
Monday, November 23, 2020
Smithfield Foods contributes 80,000-pound protein donation
Smithfield Foods, Inc. has donated more than 75,000 pounds of protein on November 20 to mark the 24th Annual Mayflower Marathon food drive, benefiting US foodbanks Virginia Peninsula Foodbank and the Foodbank of Southeastern Virginia and th ...
Monday, November 16, 2020
Smithfield Foods' facilities awarded for sustainability achievements
Smithfield Foods' facilities in the United States have been recognised by The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies (PMMI) for their efforts in driving improved performance through sustainability and going beyond environment ...
Monday, November 2, 2020
Smithfield Foods donates nearly 30,000 pounds of protein in wake of hurricane
Smithfield Foods, Inc. has donated nearly 30,000 pounds of protein to Second Harvest Food Bank of Greater New Orleans and Acadiana to aid ongoing recovery efforts in Louisiana, the United States, in the wake of Hurricane Zeta.
Tuesday, October 20, 2020
Smithfield Foods announces planned retirement of president and CEO
Smithfield Foods, Inc. has announced on October 19 that Kenneth M. Sullivan, president and chief executive officer of the company, will retire, effective in early 2021, following a four-decade-long career – nearly half of which were spent a ...
Monday, October 12, 2020
Smithfield Foods' US facility awarded for water reduction efforts
Smithfield Foods, Inc. announced on October 9 that it has been recognised by the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) as a 2020 Manufacturing Leadership Awards recipient in the sustainability category for water reduction efforts at t ...
Tuesday, September 29, 2020
Smithfield Foods operations manager recognised at STEP Ahead Awards
Smithfield Foods, Inc. has announced that the company's operations development manager of its Wichita, Kansas, US facility, Megan Supan, has been named an emerging leader as part of The Manufacturing Institute's annual STEP Ahead Awards.
Friday, September 11, 2020
US Labour Department fines Smithfield Foods for failing to protect workers from COVID-19
The United States Labour Department has cited Smithfield Foods for not protecting its workers from COVID-19, becoming the first major meatpacker in the country to be fined since the pandemic began, Reuters reported.
Friday, September 4, 2020
Smithfield Foods announces zero emissions plan
Biggest pork producer in the world Smithfield Foods said it aims to cut emissions from its operations to zero, the first in the industry to publicly announce a carbon negative goal, Bloomberg reported.
Friday, August 21, 2020
Smithfield Foods withdraws lawsuit against OSHA
Smithfield Foods has withdrawn its lawsuit against the US Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), which had asked to be given access to the information that the company submitted to the South Dakota Department of Health (DOH) ...

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