After a life-threatening infection of antibiotic-resistant bacteria, Russ Kremer started raising antibiotic-free pork and marketing it to retailers—and changed the pork industry as a result.
Russ Kremer's pigs are "beautiful and happy, and curious and social. Even [as piglets] they all have distinct personalities."
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Barry Estabrook explores the American pork industry in “Pig Tales,” from confinement farming to raising pigs free-range and organically. He makes a firm case for raising pigs responsibly and respectfully in a way that is good for producers, consumers and some of the top chefs in America.