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, [...]
Note: this article, featuring Government Accountability Project and the Food Integrity Campaign, was originally published here. FSIS Privatizing Some Pig Slaughter Duties Plant workers to sort animals, trim carcasses before federal inspection. Starting in December, workers at swine slaughter plants will be taking over some food safety duties now performed by federal inspectors. Department of [...]
This article, written by Food Integrity Campaign Director Amanda Hitt, was originally published here. The Food System Needs Whistleblowers, Too After the USDA recently handed over responsibility for food safety in pork production to the industry itself, a government accountability advocate urges greater protection for whistleblowers. Whistleblowing is making headlines. But the Trump administration’s willingness [...]
Note: this podcast, featuring our Food Integrity Campaign Director Amanda Hitt, was originally published here. What Doesn't Kill You Episode 292: Rules Change in Pork Inspection Amanda Hitt from the Government Accountability Project gives a long view perspective on the new rules in pork inspection.