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WTF Hormel?!

Could you inspect 83 pounds of pork per second? Even trained inspectors say they can’t check for contamination at line speeds that fast. WTF? Tell top pork producer Hormel to put public health first and slow down inspection.

Americans love pork. But they’d probably think twice about biting into that slice of bacon or Spam sandwich if they knew about the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s high-speed slaughter program. Fortunately, a few brave USDA meat inspectors have come forward to let people know what’s really going on in some pork plants across the country. Based on what they say, it’s time to slow things down. Click below for the full story.

Full Story


You can download the affidavits (which have the full backing of GAP) by clicking on the following PDF links.

Affidavit – USDA Hog Inspector #1 Affidavit – USDA Hog Inspector #2 Affidavit – USDA Hog Inspector #3 Affidavit – Joe Ferguson (USDA Hog Inspector #4)