Food Integrity

Gov Exec: Federal Pork Inspectors Are Sounding the Alarm Over USDA’s Plan to Give Industry More Control

Note: this article, featuring Government Accountability Project and the Food Integrity Campaign, was originally published here. Federal Pork Inspectors Are Sounding the Alarm Over USDA’s Plan to Give Industry More Control After 20 years of studying the issue through four administrations, USDA is moving forward to give industry a bigger say in food safety operations. [...]

2020-03-06T08:42:56-05:00March 6th, 2020|Food Integrity, In The News|

One Green Planet: Amid Widespread Disease Transmission Concerns Linked to Meat Consumption, USDA Approves Slaughterhouses to Kill Birds 25% Faster

Note: this article, featuring Government Accountability Project and the Food Integrity Campaign, was originally published here. Amid Widespread Disease Transmission Concerns Linked to Meat Consumption, USDA Approves Slaughterhouses to Kill Birds 25% Faster In light of the Coronavirus, we are seeing first hand how wildlife trade and meat consumption are related to infectious diseases and the deadly risk it poses to public health. [...]

2020-02-27T09:01:26-05:00February 27th, 2020|Food Integrity, In The News|

Business Insurance: Lawsuit Filed Over Increase in Poultry Slaughter Line Speeds

Note: this article, featuring Government Accountability Project and the Food Integrity Campaign, was originally published here. Lawsuit Filed Over Increase in Poultry Slaughter Line Speeds Several animal welfare groups and the Government Accountability Project have filed a lawsuit over the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s 2018 increase of poultry slaughter line speed limits. In September 2018, [...]

2020-02-27T08:54:24-05:00February 27th, 2020|Food Integrity, In The News|

Veg News: USDA Just Got Sued For Increasing Slaughter Speeds to 175 Chickens Per Minute

Note: this article, featuring Government Accountability Project and the Food Integrity Campaign, was originally published here. USDA Just Got Sued For Increasing Slaughter Speeds to 175 Chickens Per Minute The government agency approved a 25 percent increase in the rate at which chickens are killed, putting animal welfare, worker safety, and the public health in [...]

2020-02-26T08:26:21-05:00February 26th, 2020|Food Integrity, In The News|

The Humane Society: HSUS, Other Groups Sue Trump Administration for Speeding up Chicken Slaughter

Note: this article, featuring Government Accountability Project and the Food Integrity Campaign, was originally published here. HSUS, Other Groups Sue Trump Administration for Speeding up Chicken Slaughter A coalition including the Humane Society of the United States today sued the Trump administration for allowing chicken slaughterhouses to dial up the breakneck speeds at which they kill birds. [...]

2020-02-25T14:25:40-05:00February 25th, 2020|Food Integrity, In The News|

Eco Watch: Cory Booker Proposes to Shut Down New Factory Farms

Note: this article, featuring Government Accountability Project, was originally published here. Cory Booker Proposes to Shut Down New Factory Farms New Jersey senator and presidential hopeful Cory Booker put forth the Farm System Reform Act of 2019, in recognition of the environmental impact of industrial agriculture, which would put a stop to any new factory farms, as The [...]

2019-12-20T08:38:18-05:00December 20th, 2019|Food Integrity, In The News|

International Business Times: Mystery Pork: Food Inspectors Warn New FDA Rules Can Make Meat Less Safe

Note: this article, featuring our clients Jill Mauer and Anthony Vallone, was originally published here.. Mystery Pork: Food Inspectors Warn New FDA Rules Can Make Meat Less Safe New quality-control rollbacks backed by the Trump administration will drastically reduce the number of trained inspectors at pork production plants across the country. Two veteran food inspectors [...]

2019-12-17T09:53:34-05:00December 17th, 2019|Food Integrity, In The News|

Press Advisory: USDA Meat Inspectors Blow the Whistle on Dangerous New Hog Inspection System

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 16, 2019 USDA Meat Inspectors Blow the Whistle on Dangerous New Hog Inspection System NBC’s Morning Joe features two Food Integrity Campaign clients who reveal food safety threats from USDA’s “modernization” of hog inspection WASHINGTON -- Today, two U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Food Safety Inspectors represented by Government Accountability Project, [...]

Senate Bill to Overhaul Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations

Senate Bill to Overhaul Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations On December 12, 2019, Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ) introduced the “Farm System Reform Act,” a sweeping piece of legislation designed to address the worst ills of factory farms, also known as concentrated animal feeding operations (CAFOs). The Food Integrity Campaign (FIC) is pleased to endorse this bill. [...]

2019-12-16T09:55:22-05:00December 16th, 2019|Blog, Food Integrity|

Tri-State Livestock News: More Than 50 Groups Urge Sens. Rounds and Thune to Amend the U.S. Beef Integrity Act

Note: this article, featuring the Food Integrity Campaign, was originally published here. More Than 50 Groups Urge Sens. Rounds and Thune to Amend the U.S. Beef Integrity Act Billings, Mont. – More than 50 farm, ranch, consumer, manufacturing, labor and other organizations sent a joint letter today to U.S. Senators Mike Rounds (R-SD) and John [...]

2019-12-10T15:15:22-05:00December 10th, 2019|Food Integrity, In The News|
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