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Higher line speeds increase emotional and physical stress for both workers and animals.
The poultry industry treats its workers as if they’re expendable.
The current pace of 140 birds per minute is already dangerous for workers and consumers.
Revving up poultry line speeds would be highly dangerous for poultry workers.
The administration sides with Wall Street and wealthy corporations over working families at virtually every turn.
Erasing the data is a conscious decision to bury the fact that workers are getting killed on the job.
Increasing line speeds at poultry plants would jeopardize workers’ and consumers’ safety.
Rep. Rosa DeLauro and 12 others urge Agriculture Sec. to protect the health and safety of poultry workers.