Smithfield Foods Featured in Virginia Business Magazine for Corporate Sustainability Practices

April 26, 2010

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“Long before donning his current hat — chief sustainability officer and senior vice president of corporate affairs — Treacy was well versed in Smithfield’s failings.  He used to run the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ), the agency charged with enforcing federal and state water quality laws.  In fact, there is a case on record called Treacy vs. Smithfield Foods. But that was the old Smithfield.  Today, the company is receiving state and national awards for environmental leadership.”

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