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U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson, a Minnesota 7th District Democrat who chairs the U.S. House Agriculture Committee, talks about holding hearings in his committee on food safety in the next few weeks during an interview Monday in Bemidji. Pioneer Photo/Monte Draper

Peterson says shift food safety to USDA

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The U.S. Department of Agriculture, which aggressively inspects meat and poultry, should take over food processing inspections, says U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson.


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