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Self-regulation for poultry slaughterhouses? You've got to be kidding me! Only, you're not ...

In further evidence that the Obama Administration is still firmly committed to the basic neoliberal outlook of deregulation and of the function of government being to pander to business interests, Mike Elk reports, Obama Administration Pushes to Privatize Poultry Inspection In These Times 04/06/2012:The USDA [US Department of Agriculture] wants to expand a pilot program that currently allows 20 chicken slaughterhouses and five turkey slaughter houses to employ their own meat inspectors instead of using independently funded federal government inspectors.
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