07-03-2014 01:43 AM | USA

More than 100 groups argue against USDA poultry plan

More than 100 farm, food safety, worker rights, animal welfare and environmental groups sent a joint letter Thursday to the White House, asking President Obama to reject the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s proposal to make substantial changes to the way 9 billion chickens and turkeys are processed annually in plants across America.

“The department is promoting this change as an opportunity to modernize the inspection program,” the letter said.
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