Ever since federal penalties totaling $1.5 million were imposed earlier this year on 13 meat plants contracting in eight states with Packers Sanitation Services Inc. for employing children in critical food safety jobs, the storyContinue Reading The food industry, especially meat producers, appears to be at the center of stepped-up child labor enforcement
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Congress is putting a toe in the nation’s child labor scandal but its action looks to be more about re-visiting old ground than opening new investigations. A so-called “oversight effort” led by…Continue Reading Senate child labor oversight looks to be a rehash of the mostly known information
A law not costing the treasury trillions yet delivering something consumers want might be unusual in this day and age, but thats what a bipartisan foursome of U.S. senators have planned.
Fighting over “the dollar” has intensified during the past 30 days, raising questions about the future of a longtime source of food safety research funding. “The dollar” is the Beef Checkoff, the $1 added on…
Continue Reading More fighting over ‘the dollar’ threatens Beef Checkoff research