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on January 31, 2018

USDA will not allow faster speeds at poultry processing plants

In a letter, agency denies National Chicken Council’s request

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has rejected a request by the National Chicken Council (NCC) that would have allowed faster speeds on lines at poultry processing plants.

The USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) in 2014 published new regulations through the New Poultry Inspection System (NPIS), which reduced…

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