November 6, 2014

Feds to allow Chinese chicken imports

China has been the given green light to start shipping chicken to America. On Wednesday, the Agriculture Department told stakeholders it had certified four poultry processing plants in the Shandong province of China to export fully cooked, frozen and refrigerated chicken to the United States. Though raw chicken must still come from countries approved by the USDA’s Food and Safety Inspection Service (FSIS) – the U.S., Canada and Chile – consumer rights activists are calling the certifications for cooked chicken from China dangerous. Read More

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