The farm bill passed by Congress in July contained a little-noticed provision that would eliminate a 40-year old requirement of federal inspection for meat and poultry sold across the United States. States would then have more authority to inspect meat and poultry. On today’s Underreported
, Leonard speaks with Christopher Waldrop
, Director of the Consumer Federation of America’s Food Policy Institute
, about what the changes mean for consumer safety and for the meat processing industry.