There may be more to pork Pres. elect Ronald William Prestage than meets the sty

Though he tried to enter the U.S. Capitol Building with a gun, Prestage (center) once presented President Bush with Katie, the first pardoned female turkey.   (photo credit:  Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Though he tried to enter the U.S. Capitol Building with a gun, Prestage (center) once presented President Bush with Katie, the first pardoned female turkey. (photo credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

When Ronald William Prestage, 59, was arrested last week for trying to take an unlicensed gun into the U. S. Capitol, many wondered what the frequent lobbyist was thinking.  According to the New York Daily News, Prestage did nothing suspicious to bring attention to himself, but the 9-mm. Ruger handgun was found during a routine search.  Prestage was arrested and taken into custody by the U. S. Capitol police.

Well reports and sources that have surfaced afresh after Prestage’s arrest indicate that his bag might not be the only thing that bears looking into.  Prestage is the president of Prestage Farms of South Carolina, LLC (PFSC), which provides turkey to the Louis Rich brand of Kraft Foods.  The parent company, Prestage Farms (PF) lists on its website that their mission is to “produce top quality pork and turkey at a competitive cost”.   (Continue reading full story here.)

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