USDA asked to delay hog inspection rule

USDA asked to delay hog inspection rule

SIXTY House lawmakers asked the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety & Inspection Service (FSIS) to "delay a proposed modernization of the hog slaughter inspection rule until the USDA addresses public health concerns related to the hog Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point-Based Inspection Models Project (HIMP)."

The pilot project, started in 1998, shifted certain inspection responsibilities from federal to company employees in five ma

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