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Daily Sound Bite: Meat Inspection Spared in Budget Cuts

USDA meat inspectors were saved from furloughs as after across-the-board budget cuts are being set in motion in the wake of the sequester debacle. Continued meat inspection was one of a few adjustments made before the cuts go into full effect.

USDA meat inspectors were saved from furloughs as after across-the-board budget cuts are being set in motion in the wake of the sequester debacle. Continued meat inspection was one of a few adjustments made before the cuts go into full effect. Earlier in the week, U.S. Agriculture Secretary, Tom Vilsack, was brief in his support of continued inspection, saying,

"My hope is that gets done."

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