UPDATE: Missouri legislature endorses limits on hog farm suits

Wednesday, February 23, 2011 | 6:10 p.m. CST; updated 6:19 p.m. CST, Wednesday, February 23, 2011

JEFFERSON CITY — Legislation limiting lawsuits against large-scale animal farms got a double endorsement Wednesday from Missouri lawmakers who expressed concerns that repeated suits over foul odors could lead some hog producers to leave the state.