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What Schools Feed Children

Michael Markarian, president of the Humane Society Legislative Fund, a social welfare organization that lobbies for animal welfare legislation and works to elect humane-minded candidates to public office, expresses his concern and outrage about the cruel and unsanitary slaughter of farmed animals whose meat is later on fed to our children at schools throughout the US.

One of the most worrisome aspects of the food industry is the fact that U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Office of Inspector General (OIG) concluded in last week's report that "there was an “inherent vulnerability” for handling violations to occur and not be detected by USDA inspectors because the agency does not provide continuous surveillance of all areas in a slaughter establishment."

To read the full article please visit http://hslf.typepad.com/political_animal/2008/12/usda_audit.html.

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