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Food & Water Watch
Washington, D.C. — On February 10, Food & Water Watch sent a letter (see PDF) to USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack urging him to investigate the staffing deficiencies at the Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) brought about by a questionable policy to hire temporary meat and poultry inspectors instead of full-time permanent inspection personnel.
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