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33 Smithfield Foods Facilities Recognized with AMI Environmental MAPS Awards

Monday, May 10, 2010

33 Smithfield Foods Facilities Recognized with AMI Environmental MAPS Awards16:30 EDT Monday, May 10, 2010SMITHFIELD, Va., May 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Thirty-three Smithfield Foods, Inc. (NYSE: SFD) facilities in 18 states have been recognized by the American Meat Institute (AMI) with Environmental MAPS Recognition Awards for their longstanding commitment to environmental stewardship through the organization and implementation of Environmental Management Systems (EMS) and/or achievement of ISO 14001 certification.The AMI awards ceremony was held in Kansas City, Missouri on April 30, 2010."Environmental stewardship is a top priority for Smithfield Foods, as we strive to be a leader in all areas of corporate social responsibility each and every day," said Dennis Treacy, senior vice president of corporate affairs and chief sustainability officer. "This commitment spans our entire organization and I credit our employees for their hard work in progressing through AMI's Environmental MAPS program to achieve this recognition," he continued.The following 33 Smithfield Foods facilities earned AMI Environmental MAPS Recognition Awards:814 Americas ? Elizabeth, New JerseyArmour-Eckrich Meats, LLC ? St. Charles, IllinoisArmour-Eckrich Meats, LLC ? Mason City, IowaArmour-Eckrich Meats, LLC ? Junction City, KansasArmour-Eckrich Meats, LLC ? St. James, MinnesotaArmour-Eckrich Meats, LLC ? Omaha, NebraskaCarando Foods, Inc. ? Springfield, MassachusettsCook's Ham, Inc. ? Lincoln, NebraskaCurly's Foods, Inc. ? Sioux City, IowaFarmland Foods, Inc. ? Cumming, GeorgiaFarmland Foods, Inc. ? Monmouth, IllinoisFarmland Foods, Inc. ? Milan, MissouriFrozen Pet Ingredients ? Denver, ColoradoGolden Crisp Premium Foods ? Sioux Center, IowaJohn Morrell & Co. ? Cincinnati, OhioJohn Morrell & Co. ? Sioux Falls, South DakotaMohawk Packing Company ? San Jose, CaliforniaPatrick Cudahy, Inc. ? Cudahy, WisconsinPremium Pet Health ? Sioux City, IowaSaratoga Specialties ? Bolingbrook, IllinoisSmithfield Ham & Products ? Smithfield, VirginiaSmithfield Packing Co., Inc. ? Grayson, KentuckySmithfield Packing Co., Inc. ? Landover, MarylandSmithfield Packing Co., Inc. ? Clayton, North CarolinaSmithfield Packing Co., Inc. ? Clinton, North CarolinaSmithfield Packing Co., Inc. ? Kinston, North CarolinaSmithfield Packing Co., Inc. ? Tar Heel, North CarolinaSmithfield Packing Co., Inc. ? Wilson, North CarolinaSmithfield Packing Co., Inc. ? Portsmouth, VirginiaSmithfield Packing Co., Inc. ? North ? Smithfield, VirginiaSmithfield Packing Co., Inc. ? South ? Smithfield, VirginiaSmithfield Packing Co., Inc. - Williamsburg Foods ? Toano, VirginiaSmithfield Transportation Company ? Tar Heel, North CarolinaWith sales of $12 billion, Smithfield Foods is the leading processor and marketer of fresh pork and packaged meats in the United States, as well as the largest producer of hogs. For more information, visit www.smithfieldfoods.com.SOURCE Smithfield Foods, Inc.For further information: CONTACT: Keira Ullrich, Smithfield Foods, Inc., +1-212-758-2100, keiraullrich@smithfieldfoods.com