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ID:

93

Date:

2003-10-10

Headline:

The Slaughterhouse Gamble: The Risk of Self-Policing; New Safety Rules Fail to Stop Tainted Meat

Reporter's name:

Melody Petersen & Christopher Drew

Delay/denial:

No

Lawsuit:

No

Fees:

No

Media outlet:

The New York Times

City:

New York, NY

Summary:

Despite new rules designed to keep America’s meat supply safe, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service is lax in enforcing the rules, according to inspection documents obtained by consumer groups under FOIA and reported by The New York Times.

Keywords:

Meat; Food and Safety Inspection Service; E. coli; slaughterhouse; Sen. Tom Harkin; Senate Agriculture Committee


Agencies:

USDA

States:

US

Categories:

food safety


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