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Bird Is Not the Word in New USDA Rules

The Obama administration is set to dramatically reduce the USDA’s oversight of the nation’s poultry slaughterhouses while allowing companies to speed up their kill lines.

Posted on Apr 25, 2013 READ MORE

Obama Warns Republicans, Clinton at the Golden Globes, and More

A look at the day’s political happenings, including some good news for George H.W. Bush and Justice Clarence Thomas breaks his silence in the Supreme Court.

Posted on Jan 14, 2013 READ MORE

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Proposed Rules: You Lose, Poultry Industry Wins

And you thought pink slime was bad: The Obama administration is proposing to fire USDA inspectors and let the poultry industry inspect its own slaughterhouse lines—while simultaneously speeding up the kill line.

Posted on Apr 5, 2012 READ MORE

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