Friday, October 16, 2015
Pork Removed from Menus at Federal Prisons in USA
Pork is officially off the menu at U.S. federal prisons.
With the start of the new fiscal year on Oct. 1, the 206,000 inmates housed in 122 federal penitentiaries are no longer being served pork products.
Edmond Ross, a spokesman for the Bureau of Prisons, told The Washington Post on Friday that “pork has been the lowest-rated food by inmates for several years.” It also became increasingly expensive for the government to purchase pork products for the prisons, according to Ross, though specific numbers were not provided...Continue reading...