Federal budget cuts could up cost of meat

Federal budget cuts could up cost of meat

Federal budget cuts could up cost of meat

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by WCNC.com Staff

WCNC.com

Posted on February 13, 2013 at 6:52 PM

The clock is ticking on Congress to pass a budget, and the plan could cost you more-- on meat!

Federal budget cuts could affect the FDA. With fewer inspections, comes a potential safety risk.

Inspectors could also be forced to take a 15-day furlough, which would shut down meatpacking plants and limit supplies.

The budget deadline is March1.
 

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