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Documentary examines Smithfield hog farm nuisance trials

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Hog Farmer tells the untold story of Joey Carter, a North Carolina hog farmer who found himself at the center of a federal lawsuit involving some of the nation's most ruthless trial lawyers. The hog farm case made national headlines and began in 2014, when 541 citizens in North Carolina sued Murphy-Brown LLC, the hog division of Smithfield Foods, for alleged environmental damage.
Published 4 months ago · Smithfield, United States

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Documentary examines Smithfield hog farm nuisance trials

RALEIGH — A new documentary from independent filmmaker Jason Arthurs examining the Smithfield hog farm nuisance trials will be shown twice in the coming month. “Hog Farmer tells the untold story of Joey Carter, a North Carolina hog farmer who found himself at the center of a federal lawsuit involving some of the nation’s most ruthless trial lawyers and one of the world’s largest food companies,” the film’s website reads.  “This documentary tells…

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