Chickens Fly to China and Back
As the article points out, the Chinese clearly wish to ultimately take Chinese chickens, process them, and export them to the U.S. Not much wrong with that as we export meat products to China in substantial quantities for years. But the Chinese have an unfortunate reputation when it comes to food safety. It wasn't long ago when exported dog food started making our pets sick and worse. The dog food ended up being tainted. Worse, thousands of young kids were sickened when local Chinese milk production turned up to be tainted.
Frankly, our chicken processing record isn't so hot either but the idea of a future chicken dinner making a 6000 mile journey to find my plate just isn't going to work.