What We’re Following: The World of Poultry

Next to red meat, poultry probably faces the greatest public scrutiny in the modern food system.  Following some controversial USDA decisions, we decided to pull together a short overview of the poultry news, some of which echoes the ‘pink slime’ kerfuffle of months past.  The last story, concerning the California Fois Gras ban, is  a precursor to an upcoming series on the topic, so stay tuned!

Chicken Processing Shake-Ups

USDA Poultry Plant Proposal Could Allow Plants To Speed Up Processing Lines, Stirring Concern For WorkersThe Huffington Post

Chicken Editorial

Arsenic in Our Chicken? — Nicholas D Kristof, New York Times

California Foie Gras Legislation

Chefs Fight California Foie Gras Ban — Jessica Chou, The Daily Meal


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