University of Maryland Extension

In defense of on-farm slaughter: Legalities and discussion

Susan Schoenian

With the exception of dairy products, red meat is probably the most regulated food in America. In the United States, there are four levels of meat inspection: federal (USDA), state, custom-exempt, and personal exemption (on-farm slaughter).

Federal is the "highest" level of inspection. The meat from .... more >>

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