Foxes In The Hen House

While President Obama’s new budget proposal has drawn widespread criticism for its cuts to Medicare and Social Security, another lesser known provision within the austerity heavy plan has caused great alarm from food safety advocates—a cutback on food inspection, most notably in the meat and poultry industries.

 (Photo: branislavpudar/Shutterstock) In Obama’s budget, far less money would be allocated for federal food safety regulators, leaving room for a scheme promoted by Obama earlier this year in which industry employees are assigned to regulate themselves…

http://www.commondreams.org/headline/2013/04/11-6

Don’t you feel safer already?

 

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