Lewis Diuguid

June 4, 2013 10:43 AM

Poultry plant fire in China watched in U.S.

People in Kansas City have to be casting a cautious eye toward China and the fire that raced through a poultry plant Monday in northeastern China, killing at least 119 people. Kansas Citians would be particularly concerned after the recent announcement that China’s biggest pork producer, Shuanghui International plans to buy Smithfield in the United States, which includes Farmland Foods in Kansas City.

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