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My parents tried their best to school me in the ways of the world, so when I started college, I figured I had enough cynicism to make it on my own.
Food & Water Watch is not a "Johnny-come-lately" to the food safety program at the USDA. We are opposed to the proposed poultry inspection rule for several reasons.
Over the last few weeks, there's been a lot of misinformation in the media about a proposal by USDA's Food Safety Inspection Service (FSIS) to modernize inspection at poultry slaughter plants. In fact, our plan will help prevent foodborne illnesses.
Right now, the USDA inspectors inspect 35 chickens a minute for lovely things such as bile, feces and random spare parts that got through processing. That's a chicken every two seconds.
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