November 12, 2013

USDA’s FSIS declares China’s poultry slaughter system not equivalent; imports into US not allowed

The Food Safety and Inspection Service released the following statement today following a press release from Senator Chuck Schumer’s office regarding equivalency for China’s poultry slaughter system. “USDA has not found China’s poultry slaughter system to be equivalent, and therefore poultry slaughtered in China is not allowed to be imported to the United States. The U.S. food supply is among the safest in the world, and the Food Safety Inspection Service is dedicated to maintaining that status.”  Read More

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