All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘department of Agriculture’

Sausage Recalled by Smithfield Packing

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) has announced that the Smithfield Packing Company is recalling around 38,000 pounds of pork sausage. In a statement, the FSIS said that the meat could contain “small pieces of plastic,” which “likely” come from gloves. The recalled products are one-pound “chubs” of Gwaltney mild pork sausage roll that have …

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USDA to Improve Regulations For Internet Pet Sales

The USDA is proposing changes to current laws that bring internet puppy sellers into the Animal Welfare Act. Before now, dog breeders who sell their animals online were able to get around the 1966 law, which stipulates that a retail establishments selling animals are exempt from inspections. The law, which was made before the internet’s existence, was going on the …

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