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on February 26, 2020

Activists sue USDA over poultry plant line speed waivers

Plaintiffs claim agency did not give adequate public notice and through issuance of waivers, compromised worker safety and food safety

A collection of activist groups filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) challenging the poultry plant line speed waiver system created in 2018.

The lawsuit which lists the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS), Animal Outlook, Mercy for Animals, Government…

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