The investigation into abuses committed on pigs by Smithfields Foods in the USA ranks no. 1 in the list of 2011 food-related scandals published by American online newspaper The Huffington Post.
The list is a mix of interesting reports and controversial statements made by famous chefs, alongside legislative news such as the ban on foie gras in California and the declaration of pizza as a vegetable by the US Congress.
You can find the full article on the Huffington Post