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Would You Like Salmonella With That? It's Time to Dump the 'Filthy Chicken Rule'

By J. David Cox Sr.


Imagine you go into work tomorrow and learn you have to produce 25 percent more work in the same amount of time, without any additional resources. In fact, 40 percent of your coworkers were just laid off, meaning you will have to do the work of five employees.

Now imagine that your job is to prevent contaminated and diseased meat from entering the nation’s food supply.

That’s exactly the scenario facing federal employees who inspect the nine billion chickens and turkeys that move through U.S. processing plants each year.

A plan proposed by the U.S. Department of Agriculture would …read more

Source: Huffington Post Green