Dr. Richard Raymond comments on the innuendos, inflammatory comments and myths about new proposed poultry inspection system.

Like so many posts that I read about on the new proposed poultry inspection system, it is loaded with innuendos, inflammatory comments and is often just plain wrong.

But to lay the ground work for this OpEd, let’s talk about the modernization of the poultry inspection system for a few paragraphs.

First of all, the Poultry Products Inspection System was signed into law in 1957 by then-President Dwight D. Eisenhower. I was a 10-year-old boy living in Loup City, Nebraska at the time.

A lot has changed since then, but not the way the USDA inspects poultry.

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