Larry Pope (left), chief executive of Smithfield Foods and Matthew Slaughter (right), director of the Center for Global Business and Government, answer questions during a Senate hearing in Washington. Photo: AFP

US senators query Shuanghui-Smithfield deal

Questions raised about economic and national security implications of proposed acquisition

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Larry Pope (left), chief executive of Smithfield Foods and Matthew Slaughter (right), director of the Center for Global Business and Government, answer questions during a Senate hearing in Washington. Photo: AFP
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