Only Superman could inspect 175 chickens per minute. Eliminating government inspectors and replacing them with chicken company employees may save a few dollars, but at too high a price.Watch the video to find out what's really in your chicken.Then, fill out the form below to tell President Obama and Secretary Vilsack to abandon their "Filthy Chicken Rule."
Stop Pushing the Filthy Chicken Rule
Dear [Decision Maker],
I urge you to withdraw the so-called "Modernization of Poultry Slaughter Inspection" regulation, or the "Filthy Chicken Rule," that would turn most poultry inspection over to poultry companies so that they can police themselves.
The proposed rule would decrease the number of USDA inspectors in poultry plants while increasing line speeds up to 175 birds per minute or three birds per second. In order to compensate for missed fecal contamination, the proposed rule would permit companies to use more anti-microbial chemicals to clean the poultry carcasses.
This rule will lead to unsafe food and unsafe working conditions, and will put consumer health at risk by allowing inadequate inspection of poultry. I urge you to withdraw this rule for privatizing poultry inspection.
Sincerely,[Your Name] [Your Address] [City, State ZIP]
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