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Worker and Food Safety at Risk as USDA Plans to Privatize Poultry Inspections

March 7, 2014

The USDA’s dangerous proposal to overhaul of the chicken inspection system that would compromise jobs and food safety. The agency is proposing to lay off thousands of food safety inspectors in the name of budget cuts, leaving chicken contamination inspections to poultry processing plants instead. Despite mounting protests, the president’s… Read More»