February 28, 2021
Public Citizen Claims USDA Blocked OSHA COVID Action At Meat Plants
Public Citizen claims that the Department of Agriculture (USDA) blocked OSHA from investigating COVID-19 outbreaks at meat-packing plants during the early weeks of the pandemic, touting newly released documents it says show that USDA rejected the agency’s initial outreach and then kept OSHA in a “subservient” role. The group, which favors strict regulations on worker safety, on Feb. 8 released over 1,500 pages of documents OSHA turned over in response to a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request and subsequent...
Already a subscriber? Please log in using the form on this page.
Not a subscriber? Sign up for a 30 day trial.