The USDA is updating its swine slaughter inspection process for the first time in 50 years. The agency finalized the new rules on September 17 and they will take effect in early December. “Our current system focuses on visible contamination and quality defects on carcasses,” Mindy Brashears, PhD, USDA’s deputy undersecretary for food safety tells… [Read More]
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