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Mar 18, 2011 | posted in Press by seedlingprojects

Pig Business

Tracy Worcester, Marchioness of Worcester and future Duchess of Beaufort, is not your typical English noblewoman. She is an impassioned environmental activist to the core, and she is definitely not afraid to get her hands dirty.

Her new documentary, “Pig Business,” details Worcester’s four-year crusade against Smithfield Foods, Inc., the world’s largest pork producer and processor.

In the film, the marchioness scales factory farm fences, goes toe-to-toe with Smithfield executives, and ultimately exposes the pork industry’s devastating impacts on the environment – from festering fecal lagoons that contaminate rivers and streams, to greenhouse gas emissions that rival the entire transport industry.

Full Article by Sebastian Jannelli of Greenpeace