FSIS Clarifies China Chicken Import Status

WASHINGTON — Following statements by Sen. Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., regarding chicken imports from China, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service issued a statement clarifying the current status of such imports.

“USDA has not found China's poultry slaughter system to be equivalent and therefore poultry slaughtered in China is not allowed to be imported to the United States. The U.S. food supply is among the safest in the world, a

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