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Consumer group fights with USDA over food safety

A consumer advocacy group is petitioning the U.S. Department of Agriculture to halt a pilot program aimed at improving the efficiency of meat industry inspections because the group says it will make meat unfit for consumption.

Friday - 09/27/2013, 05:16pm EDT

Tags: food safety, meat processing, consumer protection, sumofus.org, Kate Ryan

A food fight takes flight over poultry regulations

A proposal to update federal poultry inspection regulations is opposed by a coalition of public health and consumer groups who say the rules would increase the risk of food-borne illness and risk the welfare of processing plant workers.

Wednesday - 11/14/2012, 08:07pm EST

Tags: randi martin, poultry, public health, federal food regulations