News Releases | October 4, 2018

Trump USDA to Allow Faster Poultry Line Speeds, Ignoring Danger to Workers & Consumers

Poultry workers already suffer staggeringly high rates of work-related injury and illnesses—rates 60 percent higher than the average worker.

News Releases | July 31, 2018

USDA Urged to Reject Line-Speed-Increase Requests from Poultry Plants

The poultry facilities’ request to operate at faster line speeds than allowable by law endangers both workers and consumers.

News Releases | January 30, 2018

USDA Rejects Poultry Industry Petition to Speed Up Factory Lines

The industry’s petition would have endangered the health of consumers and the safety of hundreds of thousands of workers.

Commentary | January 28, 2018

No Obfuscation If You Keep to the Facts on Poultry Line Speeds

Via: Food Safety News

Parsing words and bending facts will have real victims: consumers and workers.

News Releases | December 7, 2017

NELP Applauds GAO Report on Workplace Hazards in Meat and Poultry Industry

The report confirms that dangerous working conditions persist in the nation’s meat and poultry industry.

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