NOBULL: USDA Seeks to Expand Pilot Program Which Leaves Meat Contaminated With Fecal Matter
USDA Seeks to Expand Pilot Program Which Leaves Meat Contaminated With Fecal Matter
Tuesday, 17 September 2013 09:50 By Candice Bernd, Truthout | Report
(Image: via Shutterstock).Half of the USDA inspectors in industrial meat plants will be replaced with inspectors employed by the
very same companies whose meats they are inspecting if plans by the US Department of Agriculture are allowed to go forward.
Is there poop in your pork and poultry? It’s a serious question.
The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) has plans to expand a privatized meat inspection model that has been in place for 14 years at five hog plants in the United States and which has been found to fail time and time again at preventing contamination of meat – with fecal matter. (MORE)