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USDA Rules On Pork Inspection To Change For First Time In 50 Years | Morning Joe | MSNBC

December 17, 2019


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  • Reply Peter Weller December 16, 2019 at 10:05 pm

    The United States of America is apparently for sale.
    Too bad too she was a beauty.

  • Reply big jabaz December 16, 2019 at 10:08 pm

    trump is killing america and our people

  • Reply rex wall December 16, 2019 at 10:10 pm

    Fuckfaceshitforbrains is going to regret this move. All he eats is pork and beef.

  • Reply Mike Parker December 16, 2019 at 10:10 pm

    Stop eating SWINE!!!! #Simple

  • Reply IM PEACH December 16, 2019 at 10:12 pm

    The people who handle your food rarely have health insurance. Long gone are the days when you could run down to the local clinic with cash. A doctor's visit costs a week's wages, the ER a month's. So your lettuce is picked by Cholera Charlie, your chicken is packaged by TB Tim, your sandwich is prepared by Typhoid Mary, and the dishes are washed by Impetigo Irene. We think we can have cheap, safe food. Take your pick. Safe or cheap.

  • Reply Shucks December 16, 2019 at 10:12 pm

    UGH! DON'T BUY USA PORK! Great, let's all just police ourselves too.

  • Reply kay baysinger December 16, 2019 at 10:14 pm

    THE BIBLE SAYS PORK IS UNCLEAN..READ LEVITICUS CHAPTER 11

  • Reply Michael Atherton December 16, 2019 at 10:18 pm

    And we know how well self-regulation turned out with the Boeing 737 Max. 😐

  • Reply Barak Ben Dawadah December 16, 2019 at 10:18 pm

    Leviticus 11:7 ,Deuteronomy 14:6-10 . The pig,shrimp,crab and lobster is Already filthy Beasts who's Purpose on the Earth was to git Rid of the Garbage on the land and seas ,yet Amerikkka promotes these things to eat and Everything Contrary to what THE MOST HIGH YAH says on commercials daily . Now the Dr 's have to Admit the Damage that these specific animals that are Consumed by Millions,is Doing to the human body .

  • Reply Kathryn Shaw December 16, 2019 at 10:20 pm

    George Washington Carver set up the idea of food inspection that became the FDA. American government has progressively failed again and again to protect the public from unsafe foods and pathogens. You only have to look as far as Flint, MI to know that government will not let public deaths stop their speeding up of production lines. Trump, as a failed businessman and traitor, couldn't give anyone the time of day if we claimed an American had died as a result of his policy change. Bottom line: if USDA inspection label no longer has merit, don't buy the meat. You may enjoy the meat, but you won't enjoy the illness.

  • Reply Concrete Lightbulb December 16, 2019 at 10:22 pm

    In other words, many trump supporters are in danger of ingesting harmful pathogens as opposed to Muslims and Lefty, soyboi vegans? Ha! Now ain't dat ironic?

  • Reply Kelly Alves December 16, 2019 at 10:22 pm

    So, thoroughly vetted meat is going to become a luxury rather than an expectation, and once again the poorest people in America will be the ones paying for rich folk’s comfort legislation.

  • Reply Ed S December 16, 2019 at 10:30 pm

    Another attack on the safety of Americans from its own government.

  • Reply bigdad986 December 16, 2019 at 10:30 pm

    Trump and Republican senators are not only killing our constitution but the people of our nation as well.

  • Reply 148.g fORliFE!! December 16, 2019 at 10:30 pm

    Government using inspections to cover up a shareholding meeting. What a way to steer the corruption in pigs. If its bad for humans then social media and cigarettes are as bad. Government control or because in 2017, half the world's pork was consumed in China. Thats a trade dill or just now random 43% of americans are not healthy. Biden free medical market. Hopefully its not cancer. Portugal and spain love the feet and toenails….

  • Reply dan mac December 16, 2019 at 10:32 pm

    canuck here
    so along with the milk products so too pork will be sitting and rotting on our shelves
    basically we the consumer, wont buy yank
    way to go, donnie

  • Reply philosophicalreason December 16, 2019 at 10:32 pm

    No way you mean if we let corporations regulate themselves they wont look out for us,naaa you're crazy we all know the corporations care for us LOL.

  • Reply B. Ciernioch December 16, 2019 at 10:32 pm

    Stop eating pork… healthier for you and the ?

  • Reply Dark Iris December 16, 2019 at 10:33 pm

    Time to give up pork. Trump ruins everything.

  • Reply woodensurfer December 16, 2019 at 10:34 pm

    I always cook my pork very well and sanitize my hands afterward. Unlike beef, port tastes best when it has been well-cooked to tenderness. All I am concerned is chemical contamination, not biological. Meat is always a biological hazard if not dealt well.

  • Reply pr0xZen December 16, 2019 at 10:35 pm

    On the brink of 2020, when the science and information have never been more clear and widely known, while the world works toward safer, healthier foods and treatment, most of the countries on planet earth struggle to find ways to save our planet from cooking and burning…

    Meanwhile, in the US of A: *Forcing away inspectio regulation to make food far less safe for more corporate profit, forcing deregulation of toxic dumping and harmful emissions for more corporate profit, forcing environmental and quality control exemptions for large industry and agriculture worst-casers while stiffing smaller industry and farmers – for corporate profits.

    It's almost as if the country was run by old, bribe-happy billionaires with no care for the future as they won't be around for it anyway.

  • Reply Kenneth Lee December 16, 2019 at 10:45 pm

    is this because the largest pork company is now owned by a foreign country , I'm just saying

  • Reply LunarJane Global WarmingIs Real December 16, 2019 at 10:47 pm

    Trump wants Americans to die so nothing new. He’s making the way for soviet takeover.
    No more meat or poultry for me. I’m going to start a garden tomorrow.

  • Reply Peter allbritton December 16, 2019 at 10:47 pm

    Well I won’t be eating pork anymore !
    Looks like I’ll have to quit eating beef too or risk health problems.
    It doesn’t matter if my food makes me sick I’m just an ignorant poor person . Just blame it on the freedom hating Democrat’s problem solved !

  • Reply Carley Brown December 16, 2019 at 10:48 pm

    I've been wanting to get off the swine for a while anyway. If 45 and his administration are rolling back inspections on this industry, then I'm through with it for good.

  • Reply Carmina Burana December 16, 2019 at 10:48 pm

    Just in time for Brexit. Open up, UK, Uncle Donald has a surprise for you!

  • Reply Dizzy Duke December 16, 2019 at 10:53 pm

    It is against the bible to eat pork.

  • Reply Bryan Taylor December 16, 2019 at 10:55 pm

    Monsanto/Bayer aren't gonna like the competition in poisoning people.

  • Reply Donnie Draftdodger December 16, 2019 at 10:58 pm

    Another example why "Whistleblowers" are vital to the Republic.

  • Reply yz4901983 December 16, 2019 at 11:01 pm

    pork barreling ??????

  • Reply Franklin Hall December 16, 2019 at 11:01 pm

    Yeah, that's why I'm not comfortable eating ham much.

  • Reply Lynda Mackrous December 16, 2019 at 11:01 pm

    Hères why Dems are impeaching. Look back @ Obama. shipping off youths to wars to b killed maimed ,selling off factories to China, need a wand to bring them back ( Obama) citizens expenses, , , let China in @ fentanyl, killing youths and destroying American families move the embassy, ,millions of illegals taking American jobs .
    BOTOM Line Democrats were on their way on weakening the country & TRADE SO much more Trump abused executive orders to change the country downturn economies & weakening the country.

  • Reply John Rod December 16, 2019 at 11:04 pm

    Eat more chicken

  • Reply Alex Domanovic December 16, 2019 at 11:06 pm

    guess im going beefan

  • Reply PC Shazaam December 16, 2019 at 11:06 pm

    Promise kept. He promised to get rid of regulations.

  • Reply Eljan Rimsa December 16, 2019 at 11:10 pm

    That's silly. Pork wasn't safe before inspections were introduced. If they put short-term profits before safety, they start a race to the bottom.

  • Reply Terry Gonzalez December 16, 2019 at 11:11 pm

    Time to go to the local Meat Market and purchase locally grown and locally processed on a smaller scale. I don't think it's going to help the industry much when people stop eating it for fear of being poisoned. It's okay though. All you Trump supporters go ahead have a nice big dinner with barbecued pork ribs every night of the week, you get what you voted for.

  • Reply Sukhbir Sekhon December 16, 2019 at 11:13 pm

    Profits good. Regulations bad.

  • Reply Jonathan C. December 16, 2019 at 11:16 pm

    If ANYONE still does not understand that EVERYTHING the Chump Administration touches is worse for consumers no matter what it is, they are living in a dream.

  • Reply Scrambled Eggs December 16, 2019 at 11:16 pm

    Republicans should eat more pork.

  • Reply sunny skies December 16, 2019 at 11:18 pm

    No worse than eating chlorinated fish & / chicken. When the democrats were demanding a partial /full government shutdown, it effects everyone, because the USDA will shut down as well!!!
    So how safe is eating pork??? Just as safe as hiring illegal immigrants that the democrats insist on keeping the borders open to picking crops amongst other things… Why do you think we have so many recalls on food & foods coming from overseas are very lax on inspections. Example, the dishes you eat & drink out of from China, children's toys etc… lead based paints,

  • Reply Sheryl Oldham December 16, 2019 at 11:19 pm

    No more pork for my family!! None!!

    !

  • Reply hjfj90 December 16, 2019 at 11:20 pm

    Soylent Green is next.

  • Reply Sandra Caster December 16, 2019 at 11:21 pm

    ?????

  • Reply kozmic zian December 16, 2019 at 11:23 pm

    FOX THINKS TRUMP'S A JOKE !!!

  • Reply boh7em December 16, 2019 at 11:25 pm

    It's all about the rich getting richer. Trump is flushing values and ethics down the toilet ….over 15 times just to make sure.

  • Reply Barry Eden December 16, 2019 at 11:26 pm

    Just another nail in americas coffin

  • Reply Sereta Alston December 16, 2019 at 11:27 pm

    USDA Thank you Trump for lowering standards on all foods.
    We used have more inspectors it was never enough, however we had adequate amount, they were always over worked .
    We export a lot of food stuff.. because we were trusted

  • Reply John Bennett December 16, 2019 at 11:29 pm

    Trump wants to turn us all into Muslims

  • Reply kozmic zian December 16, 2019 at 11:29 pm

    TRUMP DOES NOT CARE ABOUT #WETHEPEOPLE, AS LONG AS HIS BANK IS LONG . . . SELF-AGRANDIZING POS?.

  • Reply Ron Wuerch December 16, 2019 at 11:29 pm

    MSNBC Has No Idea What Is Going On…LOSERS.

  • Reply NBK Krypto December 16, 2019 at 11:35 pm

    HAVE YOU HAD ENOUGH OF THE ORANGE HAIRED MUPPET YET❓?
    ⛔ IMPEACH then IMPRISON ⛔
    #Trump4PRISONdent2020

  • Reply Mildred Smith December 16, 2019 at 11:40 pm

    These germy parasitic killers will do anything for money. Remember they are also putting poison in our water.

  • Reply Chris December 16, 2019 at 11:44 pm

    How is this even possible? What happens when/if people get very sick or worse? The lawsuits will be overwhelming.

  • Reply Charles T. December 16, 2019 at 11:49 pm

    No more federal trained inspectors at the plant is not a good thing….More of trump’s roll back of regulations to make big corporations richer and poor folks dead ??

  • Reply Charles T. December 16, 2019 at 11:50 pm

    Well, that’s a wrap for me.. No more pork!!!!

  • Reply Boathousejoe D December 16, 2019 at 11:50 pm

    I'll keep kosher !

  • Reply Marius Thefaker December 16, 2019 at 11:50 pm

    Looks like eating a BLT can now be considered an extreme sport…

  • Reply Astrobrant2 December 16, 2019 at 11:50 pm

    I've been waiting for something like this. We will probably be seeing more ways Trump's de-regulation campaign will put Americans at risk in order to further enrich big business. I'm waiting to see how much longer Trumpists will see this as a great achievement. But y'know what? These people are so far gone that if some Trumpist's own child dies from pork contamination, directly as a result of de-regulation, he'll still vote for Trump. He'll accuse the "deep state" of tainting the meat.

  • Reply Rick Smith December 16, 2019 at 11:51 pm

    Damm pig farmers will get blamed thanks, Trump. To be safe buy Maple Leaf it is Canadian their food inspections the best in the world

  • Reply Doris Hruska December 16, 2019 at 11:51 pm

    45 makes our environment less safe. Water, air now food. He'l eat the same as u and I!

  • Reply wushock97 December 16, 2019 at 11:54 pm

    We all know how well this worked for the FAA and Boeing's 737 Max. Now let's apply the same methodology of ” self-governance” to the food chain.

  • Reply Loufi303 December 16, 2019 at 11:54 pm

    Happy vegan ?

  • Reply D* R* December 16, 2019 at 11:58 pm

    Stupid WING~NUTS, Care more about Corporate Bribery than Heath & Safety! While these corrupt Corporations are too greedy to Care about the LIABILITY of Their own misconduct! … SUE THEM, into Oblivion!

  • Reply David Henderson December 17, 2019 at 12:04 am

    The pork I don't eat is perfectly safe….. I'm VEGAN…. I'm having the last laugh suckers!!

  • Reply Happy Raccoon December 17, 2019 at 12:07 am

    Makes inspection safer. Ohhhhh
    Maybe some kosher pork. If This worries you then NEVER EAT HOG DOGS of any kind

  • Reply Maria Woo December 17, 2019 at 12:07 am

    Self-regulating industries…
    Boeing 800 Max; say no more.

  • Reply sharon olsen December 17, 2019 at 12:07 am

    sick to my stomach .. outraged … Not surprised … this is just another day in the horrific disaster known as the tRump administration.

  • Reply Carl Bailey December 17, 2019 at 12:08 am

    MAGAts! MAGAts! MAGAts!

    In The Meat! Meat! Meat! Meat!

    Sooooo, how's the "winning" goin' for y'all, anyhoo? Gettin' tired of it yet?
    ?

  • Reply Dann Marceau December 17, 2019 at 12:11 am

    There goes my Pork eating.

  • Reply Dann Marceau December 17, 2019 at 12:12 am

    YUCK!!

  • Reply Peege Clarke December 17, 2019 at 12:15 am

    Uh. So. Dont.but don't not .
    Thanks porkbellies

  • Reply uuutwohere December 17, 2019 at 12:16 am

    I watch a documentary on the meat industry in america { i can't think of the name } and if i lived over there i would become a vegetarian after seeing what i seen.

  • Reply Radwulf Eboraci December 17, 2019 at 12:18 am

    Listeria anyone? Linespeed is gold to the production managers. Inspectors are given no control of the machinery and the belts themselves. They do visuals at the beginning of each shift, they do not do random swabbing of machines or personnel during the production cycle.

  • Reply Shawn Munger December 17, 2019 at 12:22 am

    TRUMP …KILLING THE PUBLIC …1 FAMILY AT A TIME..

    BEWARE TRUMPS AGENDA AND, DO NOT RE- ELECT

  • Reply 7hilladelphia December 17, 2019 at 12:23 am

    Applies to poultry then by proxy. I've inspected chickens. Processed not yet sold you get about one in fifteen that look "off" due to busted intestinal contamination, stuff like that…

  • Reply M John December 17, 2019 at 12:31 am

    I wonder how many people will die because of these changes. Trump will be responsible to a lot of deaths.

  • Reply M A December 17, 2019 at 12:37 am

    Yeah, winning again for Republicans! Stop inspecting my food Big Government!

    I'm ok with Big Government telling me what bathroom to use, who I can marry, what to do with my pregnancy, listening in on my phone calls, reading my txt,…but inspecting food now that is just crazy!

    The people who make money selling me the food should inspect it, they are honest and would never sell me bad food to make more money.

  • Reply Joe Fitz December 17, 2019 at 12:39 am

    not bacon!

  • Reply Trav Cpt December 17, 2019 at 12:42 am

    It’s make sense, these big corporations have to show growth every quarter of the fiscal year!!

  • Reply Karen M. December 17, 2019 at 12:43 am

    Americans eat too much of animal products anyway. Eat more vegetables, cut back on meat. But, guess who had to slaughter millions of sick pigs. China. Guess who owns the large amounts of U.S. pork companies, CHINA.

  • Reply Jason Falkowski December 17, 2019 at 12:44 am

    That is terrible!???

  • Reply M John December 17, 2019 at 1:03 am

    It may come down to the point where it is better to buy your meat live and have it butchered. Where I live, FFA and 4-H teenagers buy young stock and then feed them out to show them at the Country Fairs. Then they are sold at auction during the fair. At least a person would know the livestock were healthy.

  • Reply Roald Shakleton December 17, 2019 at 1:03 am

    Everything Trump touches, dies. He doesn't know how to succeed.

  • Reply Moses Mill December 17, 2019 at 1:07 am

    No worries… Don't eat the shizzzle.

  • Reply Kevin Williamson December 17, 2019 at 1:09 am

    Now its pork. The Trumpster admin has already been cutting back on food safety standards in other areas, and the number of inspectors. Our food is less safe. The EPA has cut back on regulations so the air and water are less safe. All so greedy people with more than enough money can squeeze out even more money.

    P.S. the highest number of e. coli outbreaks in previous years was 5 in 2015. There were 9 in 2018. I found 13 in 2019 but may have missed some. And that's just e.coli. Other forms of contaminants and diseases exist. Just sayin'

  • Reply Farrell Hamann December 17, 2019 at 1:10 am

    Gross like Trump.

  • Reply Michael Corbin December 17, 2019 at 1:12 am

    Swine flu…let those swines who support the orange pig eat contaminated pork…maybe, just maybe they will grow a brain after consumption

  • Reply Phillip Cell-Phone December 17, 2019 at 1:14 am

    That's scary. Looks like the US is struggling to become a 3rd. world country

  • Reply Mamma Roma December 17, 2019 at 1:18 am

    Stop eating it. No Christmas morning breakfast with bacon , no Christmas Dinner Ham, no sausage stuffing. For Gods' sake, we have power in numbers. Penure them. Make them go broke. I say that about ALL Republican business, Hobby Lobby, Chick Fill-A, Home Depot, Lowe's……………….BREAK 'EM. I don't shop any of those places. Anyway, only white Christians and Asians eat pork. Jews and Muslims and really most Middle Eastern and some Europeans don't. Germans do though and the #1 ethnicity in America IS German. Look it up.

  • Reply Stephen Averbuck December 17, 2019 at 1:19 am

    This may disgust but shouldn't surprise you . Before it was brought to light inspectors only cared if they were bribed before passing meats. Unlike Japan (whose constitution we helped write) business dictates to government,(ie regulations, inspection) not the other way around. If you really want to be scared look how antibiotics and hormones are used. The swine flu (which can be spread to humans) has 2 or 3 medications left before it is incurable.

  • Reply James Bartlett December 17, 2019 at 1:46 am

    That’s Hormel foods in Austin, Mn. I did that inspecting when the pilot program first came out in early 2000!!

  • Reply Aron Newberry December 17, 2019 at 1:52 am

    Yes, line speed deregulation is obviously risky, but that lady can’t see pathogens. They need oversight, but also less people who claim they can see bacteria. There is a middle ground.

  • Reply David Copperfield-not the magician December 17, 2019 at 1:59 am

    Gross! EVERYTHING T does is BAD/WRONG. Feed this stuff to T.

  • Reply Steven & Tracey Jiles December 17, 2019 at 2:09 am

    Inspection or not, pork is never safe to eat…"and the swine, though it divides the hoof, having cloven hooves, yet does not chew the cud, is unclean to you. Their flesh you shall not eat, and their carcasses you shall not touch. They are unclean to you."

    Leviticus 11:7‭-‬8 NKJV

  • Reply peggy tegeler December 17, 2019 at 2:13 am

    "When will it stop ? When someone gets sick and dies." No !!! that won't stop it. Money talks,. So what if some people die. Profits above all else. That is the most important thing. Politicians filling their pockets at any cost this is the way we try to live now.

  • Reply sk8queen December 17, 2019 at 2:16 am

    You are what you eat!

  • Reply Steph Ss December 17, 2019 at 2:17 am

    The meat industry pollutes the ground water, and is the biggest contributor of greenhouse gasses. Processes meat is a class 1 carcinogen, that causes bowl cancer. It clogs up your heart with cholesterol. Just stop supporting an industry that makes you sick, and pollutes the planet. Eat plants.

  • Reply CAPTAIN O'RALE December 17, 2019 at 2:56 am

    Trump, and his swap are destroying America! Vote that POS! out!!!

  • Reply John Keith December 17, 2019 at 2:59 am

    #TRE45ON

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