Pig Business investigates the rise of factory pig farming, a system which abuses animals, pollutes the environment, threatens human health through dangerous overuse of antibiotics, and wrecks rural communities. The film shows how this system which was developed in the USA is now being used in eastern Europe from where the pork, often produced below legal animal welfare standards, is exported to other EU countries putting local farmers out of business.
The message is simple; the future is our choice.
Tracy Worcester's exploration into the origin of 'cheap' pork, also used in most bacon ham and sausages.
Huge intensive factories that mistreat and overcrowd the animals, emit toxic gasses that sicken workers and neighbours, destroy rural communities and generate swine flu and pig MRSA.