Fast Food Nation

Slaughtering animals humanely is a good idea not just

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Unformatted text preview: d Statement of Carol Tucker Foreman, Director of Food Policy Institute, before the Senate Governmental Affairs Committee, Oversight of Government Management, Restructuring, and the District of Columbia Subcommittee, August 4, 1999. 264 more than 500,000 people become ill: Ibid. on average, once every ten years: Cited in Ensuring Safe Food, p. 87. roughly 200,000 fast food restaurants: Cited in “Top 100 Share of Restaurant Industry Units by Menu Category,” Technomic Top 100, Technomic Information Services, 2000. They said IBP slowed down the line: In 1996, an official at the U.S. Meat Export Federation recommended slowing down the line speeds at American plants on export days in order to improve the “hygiene.” See Keith Nunes, “Attitude Adjustment: U.S. Beef and Pork Exporters Need to Develop an ‘Export Mentality,’” Meat & Poultry, March 1996. the maximum OSHA fine: See OSHA Field Inspection Reference Manual, Section 8 — Chapter IV, C.2.M. 266 “I do not believe”: Quoted in Rudolph J. R. Peritz,...
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