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Pigs in Health Alert to be Slaughtered

29 May 2012, at 8:40am

CHILE - The 500,000 pigs due to be moved from a pig farm and processing facility in Chile after the government closed it for health and environmental reasons could now be slaughtered.

According to reports from Chile, the pigs at the Agrosuper plant in Freirina will have to be slaughtered because it will be imp[ossible to transport tehm off the facility and to find farms for them.

The pig processing plant was close by the government for health reasons after protests from the loical population.

The CEO of Agrosuper is reported in the local media saying: "They are going to be slaughtered. They are not going to another farm, nor to another plant."

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