USDA COMPLETES ITS REVIEW OF TURKEY INSPECTION SYSTEM

WASHINGTON -- In its first review of a turkey inspection system implemented in 1985, the U.S. Department of Agriculture has found that conditions at plants operating under the program were generally good, but that some improvements are needed.Last month, Mike Espy, USDA Secretary, announced results of the two-month review, which was conducted last fall.Three of the 26 plants now using the system were

WASHINGTON -- In its first review of a turkey inspection system implemented in 1985, the U.S. Department of Agriculture has found that conditions at plants operating under the program were generally good, but that some improvements are needed.

Last month, Mike Espy, USDA Secretary, announced results of the two-month review, which was conducted last fall.

Three of the 26 plants now using the system were found to have serious conditions -- including fecal contamination on produc

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