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USDA considers humane methods of handling animals and humane slaughter operations a priority, and has a Farm Animal Well Being Task Force to address sound standards for the care, handling, transporting, and slaughter of farm animals. The Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is the Agency within USDA responsible for ensuring compliance with the Humane Methods of Slaughter Act.

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Date Of Record Release 2010-01-13 15:20:26
Description USDA considers humane methods of handling animals and humane slaughter operations a priority, and has a Farm Animal Well Being Task Force to address sound standards for the care, handling, transporting, and slaughter of farm animals. The Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is the Agency within USDA responsible for ensuring compliance with the Humane Methods of Slaughter Act.
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Source United States Department of Agriculture
Keyword Farm animals, Humane slaughter
Date Of Record Creation 2010-01-13 15:15:43
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Date Last Modified 2014-03-04 13:12:34
Language English
Date Record Checked: 2010-01-13 00:00:00 (W3C-DTF)

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