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  1. sausages
    Pigs Rescued From Fire Turned Into Sausages for Firefighters Who Saved ThemThe farmer sent them as a thank-you.
  2. Pork
    Shuanghui International’s Smithfield Foods Merger Given Green LightPorktastic.
  3. Pork
    Prospective Buyers Offer More Money for Smithfield FoodsMaybe former spokesperson Paula Deen is a silent partner.
  4. Big Deals
    Chinese Meat Producer Buying Smithfield Foods Had a Maggot ProblemSomething is rotten here.
  5. Porky’s
    Chinese Company Buys Pork Megaproducer Smithfield Foods for $4.7 BillionHere’s what the future holds for the other white meat.
  6. Down The Shore
    Cape May’s Ebbitt Room ‘Harvests’ Homegrown Hogs For ItsCape May’s like the last place on Earth you’d expect to find hog farming.
  7. Video Feed
    What Happened When Stephen Colbert Met a Delicious New Pig BreedThe clip is both cute and carnivorous.
  8. Pigs
    Bacon Hate Crime in Staten IslandMuslims hurt by pork prank.
  9. Mediavore
    Fire on Lancaster Farm Claims the Lives of Thousands of Pigs; Clooney LaunchesPlus: Strong smells cause people to take smaller bites; and just like everyone else, cats are crazy about Greek yogurt, all in our morning news roundup.
  10. Menu Changes
    Amis Serves Up Whole AnimalsThe new menu feature focuses on a specific animal and incorporates it into three dishes.
  11. Foodievents
    It’s Not Meatopia, But There’s Still Going to Be A Lot of MeatHeritage hogs and a giant Meat Box: What more could you ask for?
  12. Look Who’s Popping Up
    What You Missed at Last Night’s Little Pig Pop-UpAs the restaurant’s regular staff vacationed, chef-owner Mike Stollenwerk enlisted a skeleton crew to prepare a roasted pig for the Southern style meal.
  13. Horrifying
    Have Animal-Rights Groups Finally Found an Effective Tactic?Gross-out videos might actually be working.
  14. Freebies
    Help Kick Jake’s Sandwich Board’s PigThe sandwich spot celebrates its first year in business with free roast pork sandwiches.
  15. Mediavore
    FBI Probes L&I and Police For Alleged Extortion and Corruption; Aretha FranklinPlus: Catalan chef Santi Santamaria passed away; and a consumer group seeks a ban on the potentially carcinogenic “caramel coloring” that’s an ingredient in most sodas, all in our morning news roundup.
  16. Foodievents
    Time to Make A Pig of Yourself: Cochon 555 Line-Up Announced
  17. Slideshow
    Philadelphia’s Five Best Pork DishesIn this collection of dishes we have every part of the pig except the oink.
  18. User’s Guide
    The 35 Best Pork Dishes in New YorkA slideshow of Adam Platt’s picks for the the best pig in the city.
  19. Foodievents
    Pigging OutWho won this weekend’s Cochon 555 heritage-pig competition?
  20. Mediavore
    L.A. Crazy for Whole Pigs; Should Guns Be Allowed in Starbucks?Butchering pork is trendy in SoCal and firearms issues are framed through a coffee chain.
  21. Top Chef Alumni Newsletter
    Ilan Hall Brings a Real Pig to The GorbalsIlan Hall opened his Gorbals for a special treat last night.
  22. Fact-checking
    Is Slate’s Takedown of Free-Range Pork Just a Bunch of Hogwash?A new Slate article about pig cruelty raises some serious concerns. About accuracy, that is.
  23. The Other White Meat
    Chipotle Pigs Live in the WoodsMeet the farmer who provides the burrito chain’s pork.
  24. Some Pig
    Meet the Pigs You’ll Eat in AugustBoston chef Will Gilson is raising pigs he’ll serve at an upcoming James Beard House dinner.
  25. For Your Health
    Will Swine Flu Finally Kill the Pork-Belly Trend?How are farmers and local restaurants being affected by “pork panic”?
  26. Mediavore
    Sarabeth’s at Lord & Taylor; Children’s Cookbooks So Hot Right NowPlus: A great French chef passes on, Nathan’s Famous begins posting calorie info, and more in our morning roundup of food news and gossip.
  27. At the Greenmarket
    A Farewell to Farms: Whey-Fed Pork and Mâche Crown the Season Next week we turn to specialty and gourmet markets in search of seasonal produce and other ingredients. We’ll return to Union Square with springtime’s ramps and fiddleheads; in the interim, stalwart Greenmarketers can look forward to a winter’s worth of greens, onions, garlic, potatoes, and apples — not to mention fragrant rosemary garlands, cranberry-pecan sourdough, guinea hens, Christmas trees, and jars of golden pear chutney.