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Speaking Out Against “Fecal Soup” in Poultry Plants

Food Integrity Campaign | February 22, 1982

Dr. Carl Telleen, a Government Accountability Project client, raised highly-publicized concerns about USDA’s New Line Speed inspection system, a form of privatizing poultry inspection. He specifically criticized the practice of putting carcasses in a common bath he nicknamed “fecal soup.”