Lawsuit filed against USDA’s New Swine Inspection System
Author: Jan posted in News on 30-01-2020 18:Jan:th
Consumer groups in California USA file action against US Department of Agriculture for issuing New Swine Inspection System (NSIS) rules that may undermine pork-safety inspection in slaughterhouses.
Food & Water Watch (FWW), Center for Food Safety (CFS), and two supporting members filed an action against the U.S. Department of Agriculture as they strongly oppose the New Swine Inspection System that handover foodsafety control tasks to the companies that run the slaughterhouses.
The new rules also lifted prior limits on slaughter-line speeds that were in place for proper inspections of the carcasses to prevent foodborne illnesses, hospitalizations, and deaths.
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