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Meat Industry Warns Of 'Widespread Shortage' Due To Sequester

The Huffington Post | Joe Satran | Posted 02.14.2013 | Business

The White House released a warning on Friday announcing that the looming sequestration could lead to a two-week shutdown of the country's meat industr...

Mr. Almanza: You Missed Some Key Facts

Wenonah Hauter | Posted 06.17.2012 | Food
Wenonah Hauter

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.

USDA Defends Contentious Poultry Inspection Proposal

Alfred V. Almanza | Posted 06.13.2012 | Food
Alfred V. Almanza

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.

Guess What's In The Picture [Foodlike Substance]

Hemi Weingarten | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Hemi Weingarten

Is it strawberry ice cream? Pre-processed plastic foam? Is it possible that it's chicken? For the squeamish among us, avoid this all too enlightening exploration of enigma edibles.