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ID:

309

Date:

2008-04-30

Headline:

Beef recall case: Cattle abuse wasn't a rare occurrence

Reporter's name:

Julie Schmit

Delay/denial:

No

Lawsuit:

No

Fees:

No

Media outlet:

USA Today

City:

Chino, CA

Notes:

The finding, drawn from USDA records the Animal Welfare Institute recently received in response to a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request, is included in a report to be released today on humane-slaughter violations. The report's author, Dena Jones, requested the USDA enforcement records in March 2004.The USDA provided them 30 months later, she says.

Keywords:

USDA, meat, beef, cattle, production, food industry, meat industry, downer, sick, weak, animal rights, animal welfare institute, recall, slaughterhouse, abuse, FOIA

URL:

http://www.usatoday.com/money/industries/food/2008-03-24-meat-recall-slaughter-ban_N.htm


Agencies:

GAO
USDA

States:

CA
HI
US

Categories:

food safety
public health


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