Eco-campaigner Tracey Worcester has campaigned for years for quality food and animal welfare. Pig Business is the result of her four year exploration into the intensive pig farming industry.
This informative documentary was a real labour of love for Tracey as four years of research and filming were followed by numerous legal problems.
Following a screening at The Royal Society of Arts on November 13th 2008 Channel 4 were all set to screen the film in January 2009. But Tracey received two letters from lawyers acting for Smithfields, the world’s largest pig producer and processor, and the main focus of the film.
The film is a testament to the tenacity of filmmaker Tracey Worcester – and her refusal to bow to corporate pressure.
The Pig Business team are still actively campaigning for animal welfare, clear labelling and banning imports of low-grade inhumanely produced pigs meat.
Photo: Thanks to Pig Business.
Find out more
The Pig Business website which is packed full of resources.
Background on the world’s largest pig producer and processor Smithfield Foods
Smithfield Foods corporate website
Porks dirty secret – brilliant Rolling Stone article
The Meatrix – three short spoof films about the meat industry.
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