A decision on pork line speeds will be made this week

A federal judge will decide this week if pork production line speeds will slow down or stay the same.

In April, the judge ruled USDA broke the law by failing to consider how faster line speeds could harm workers. The order was delayed until July and processors have requested a stay, pending an appeal.

They say that several plants have been running at the faster speeds for decades. The judge will decide whether to extend the say, on Wednesday.


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