Who’s behind the Chinese takeover of a U.S. pork producer?
- Published on: Friday, September 12, 2014
- Smithfield Foods, the world’s largest pork producer, was acquired by a Chinese firm in 2013 for nearly $5 billion -- more than the company’s market value. The surprising purchase caused some lawmakers to wonder if there might be a hidden player. As part of the series Food for 9 Billion, Nathan Halverson of the Center for Investigative Reporting examines how the Chinese government is involved.Subscribe on YouTube: http://bit.ly/139JZdo Watch more PBS NewsHour videos at: http://to.pbs.org/1e3qlFJ Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/newshour Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pbs.newshour Google+: https://plus.google.com/+PBSNewsHour
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