(CNN)This product "may contain feces."
That's the label that one consumer rights advocacy group wants for the government to require meat distributors put on the food they send out to grocery stores.
The recommendation is tongue-in-cheek, Deborah Press, an attorney for the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, tells CNN. The group represents 12,000 physicians whose mission includes promoting plant-based diets and ethical scientific research.
But it gets at real concerns the PCRM has about the US Department of Agriculture's food safety inspection system.
The US Department of Agriculture has a "zero tolerance policy for fecal material on meat and poultry," a spokeswoman told CNN.
USDA said it sends inspectors out to facilities who look at a