Michele Bachmann stopped by a meat packing plant last week and commented that food safety regulations were strangling small business. She’s not the only politician to complain about excessive government regulations, so I thought I’d look at what regulations a meat packing plant has to follow. Which one of these regulations do you consider unnecessary?
The speed of meat packing lines is unsafe. It’s unsafe for the workers on the line and it contributes to food safety problems. Tell the USDA and OSHA to slow meat packing line speeds.
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