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New USDA Rules Allow Slaughterhouses to 'Self Police'

New USDA Rules Allow Slaughterhouses to ‘Self Police’

New USDA rules will allow slaughterhouses to "self-police" in place of external inspection. The optional new Swine Slaughter Inspection System (NSIS) will give slaughterhouses the option of developing and performing their own inspections. This will...
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40% of Mince Sold in the UK Contains DNA From Other Animals

Over a fifth of meat samples in the UK contain at least one type of animal not specified on the label, reports the BBC. A total of 487 businesses took part in the tests, including...
Vegan Meat Company Beyond Meat Receives Official Non-GMO Certification

Vegan Meat Company Beyond Meat Receives Official Non-GMO Certification

The creator of the internationally recognized vegan Beyond Burger, Beyond Meat, has just secured a non-GMO verification from The Non-GMO Project. The new certification cements the plant-based meat company’s dedication to quality, safe, and...