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President Biden rejects poultry proposal that would increase chicken processing by 25%

Poultry plant lines will only be allowed to slaughter 140 birds per minute.

January 28, 2021
By Fox Business


President Joe Biden rejected a proposal that would have ramped up production at U.S. poultry plants by 25%.

The executive action puts a stop to the poultry processing speed increase rule that the previous administration approved towards the end of Donald Trump’s presidency, which was originally proposed by the U.S. Department of Agriculture and its Food Safety and Inspection Service.

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