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Chicken Could Go 'Round the World

The U.S. Department of Agriculture begins to allow imports of poultry processed in China.

RELATED TAGS: AGRICULTURE, NUTRITION

Chicken nuggets may soon log more miles than you realize: In September, the U.S. Department of Agriculture said it would, for the first time, allow poultry raised and slaughtered in the U.S. to be shipped to China, processed, and shipped back to be sold to U.S. consumers. 

The move touched a nerve with a public already unsettled by repeated food safety scandals in China.

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