Renee Scott

Federal Government May Lower Poultry Inspection Standards

 The Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) proposed a new inspection system for young poultry slaughter plants on January 27, 2012. This new proposed rule to turn food inspection over to private plants will result in approximately 1000 fewer government positions. Many believe that the process of privatizing food inspection will also significantly reduce the quality of food available to consumers. 

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