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REWIND: US Could Lose Largest Pork Producer to China (VOA On Assignment Sept. 6)i
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September 06, 2013 12:45 PM
VOA Agriculture Reporter Steve Baragona talks with On Assignment's Doug Bernard about trends in farming, comparing large-scale industrial farms to smaller-scale local production. He also discusses the controversy surrounding China's plans to purchase U.S. firm Smithfield Foods - the world's largest pork processor.

REWIND: US Could Lose Largest Pork Producer to China (VOA On Assignment Sept. 6)

Published September 06, 2013

VOA Agriculture Reporter Steve Baragona talks with On Assignment's Doug Bernard about trends in farming, comparing large-scale industrial farms to smaller-scale local production. He also discusses the controversy surrounding China's plans to purchase U.S. firm Smithfield Foods - the world's largest pork processor.

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On Assignment This Week:

 

"Memories of the Berlin Wall"

"Muslims Praying in a Cathedral"

"How America's First Muslim Congressman Thinks We Should Fight the Islamic State"

"Sebastian Junger and 'The Last Patrol'"

 

That, plus Ebola Gamers, all in this week's episode of On Assignment.

 

 

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