The following site indicates the Smithfield operation is a likely source for the h1n1 swine flu virus. Read the 4/6/ note.http://biosurveillance.typepad.com/biosurveillance/2009/04/swine-flu-in-mexico-timeline-of-events.html
http://www.grist.org/article/2009-04-25-swine-flu-smithfield/The deadly swine-flu outbreak spreading into the U.S. may have originated at large-scale hog operations in Mexico run by industrial-meat giant Smithfield Foods, according to Mexican news reports
the swine flu is for real! sell this HOG before it is forced to file for bankruptcy!
I don't see a direct relationship mentioned there.