In what may be the most spectacularly disgusting story of the month, Grist reports on a phenomenon that has killed thousands of pigs on giant industrial hog farms.
And where does this foam come from? The Minnesota Daily interviewed several scientists looking for causes and solutions to the foam problem, and one theory is that it has something to do with the spent grains from ethanol production that are fed to the pigs. Twin Cities-based KTSP filed a story on the foam, If you'd like to see more shots of it. SFoodie waited until after breakfast to watch the footage, and we think we'll be skipping lunch as well.