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In defense of on-farm slaughter: Legalities and discussion

Author: 
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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