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ID:

275

Date:

2007-11-04

Headline:

Perdue site had multiple citations: USDA inspectors closed Cromwell plant in May

Reporter's name:

James Mayse

Delay/denial:

Yes

Lawsuit:

No

Fees:

No

Media outlet:

Messenger-Inquirer

City:

Owensboro, KY

Summary:

Five months after requesting records under FOIA, the Messenger-Inquirer in Owensboro, Ken., received redacted documents from the U.S. Department of Agriculture showing that in the weeks before federal officials shut down a chicken processing plant, inspectors repeatedly cited the plant for food safety violations.

Keywords:

Perdue Farms', Cromwell, Ky., U.S. Department of Agriculture, Food Safety and Inspection Service


Agencies:

USDA

States:

KY

Categories:

food safety


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