Millions more are still at risk of dying from exposure, starvation, or drowning as the Carolinas recover.
In this month's Artifact, VICE's Wilbert L. Cooper remembers defying the odds and winning a hog-calling contest at the Iowa State Fair.
Turns out, it's probably not the best of ideas to butcher a hog in full view of prying eyes, even if you do plan on being the only one to eat the thing.
Yoenis Cespedes bought a hog. Probably to eat.
The Government Accountability Project recently released a damning report on a high-speed hog inspection program, quoting one federal inspector who said, "It’s not whether or not people are going to eat shit—they are. It’s just how much."
Factory hog farms dispose of millions of gallons of toxic pig waste every day by storing it in cesspools and spraying it into the air.
We may not have a summer jam yet, but at least we have an epidemic.