From Bacon to ‘Charlotte’s Web’

Pork has been a part of the human diet for all of recorded history. Yet through the years, we’ve taken pigs for granted, branding them dirty animals and cramming them into factory farms. This hour, we’ll talk about the relationship between humans and pigs with Mark Essig, author of Lesser Beasts: A Snout-to-Tail History of the Humble Pig (Basic Books).