The Dutch food agency identified 5,700 possible violations in red meat and poultry slaughterhouses in the first half of 2022.

The Dutch Food and Consumer Product Safety Authority (NVWA) said this resulted in 401 written warnings or fines. Most issues found, in the more than 23,600 checks from January to

Continue Reading Dutch figures highlight issues at slaughterhouses; food safety compromised

Federal Judge Joan N. Ericksen last October held a 64-minute video hearing and then took the line speed case under advisement. Five months later, she has published a 68-page ruling to resume the speed limits on hog slaughter inspection lines.

Ericksen stayed her order in U.S. District Court for Minnesota
Continue Reading Judge rules line speeds for market hogs must be slowed, stays order for 90 days


Dear Editor,

In her letter “Letter to the Editor: Industry supporter out of line on line speeds,” ( Jessica Chapman offers her ad hominem opinion that I am “an industry supporter whose research is harmful to public health” and mistakenly claims that I based my recent publication
Continue Reading Letter to the Editor: Sound science should reflect relevant data