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Poultry Inspections

Dave Jamieson

White House's Gift To The Poultry Industry Under Fire From Congress

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 03.17.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- It appears the Agriculture Department's controversial plan to create faster line speeds in poultry processing plants has hit another sna...

Playing Chicken With Our Health

Wenonah Hauter | Posted 04.29.2014 | Green
Wenonah Hauter

Food inspections in our highly consolidated food system are vital, because once a problem gets into the food supply, it can be weeks before it's detected. So why do some in Congress support a new measure to deregulate meat inspections that could be implemented in the near future?

What's for Thanksgiving? Hopefully Not More Crippling Pain for Poultry Workers

Rena Steinzor | Posted 01.26.2014 | Food
Rena Steinzor

Workers who suffer grave ergonomic injuries from the repetitive motions of hanging, cutting, and packing the birds would endure conditions that are two or three times worse than the status quo.

USDA Proposes Cuts To Poultry Inspection

AP | By MARY CLARE JALONICK | Posted 01.20.2012 | Food

WASHINGTON -- The Agriculture Department is proposing to reduce the number of government inspectors at poultry slaughter plants. Agriculture Secretar...