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Smithfield's Invasion of Poland

26/11/03

Fields covered with faeces, children vomiting at school, plastic bins stuffed full of dead pigs. Robert Kennedy and Tracy Worcester experience firsthand the reality of life in Smithfield’s Poland.

Ignoring Smithfield’s ‘no entry’ sign, we clambered over wire barriers and wrenched open the ventilation shaft of one of three vast concrete and corrugated iron sheds. The noise was deafening. Five thousand squealing pigs were crammed into strawless compartments inside the recently opened pig factory near the town of Szczecinek in the northwestern Polish province Zachodnio-Pomorskie....

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There is no greater sinner than man who seeks to increase the bulk of his own flesh by the flesh of other beings.
The Lows of Manu, V, 51-52
(From John Wynne Tyson (ed.) idem, p. 180)


Source: Smithfield's Invasion of Poland


Date: 2006-12-17

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