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Meat That Tests Positive For E. Coli Is Cooked And Sold In Human And Pet Food

And this might not be such a bad thing. Meat That Tests Positive For E. Coli Is Cooked And Sold In Human And Pet Food posted on May 29, 2014, at 12:32 p.m. by Deena Shanker BuzzFeed Staff Pre-cooked meat, … Continue reading

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Letter from Langdon: Waste Not, Want Not

By Richard Oswald Good Lifestyle Every meat processor wants to make use of as much as possible. But some things — lots of things — just don’t belong in a burger. Back in the 1970s we were making our own … Continue reading

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Tracebacks and USDA: Mutually Exclusive?

by John Munsell | Dec 12, 2011 | Opinion On Aug. 3, 2011, U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack gave a speech in Milwaukee that included the following statement: “In 90 days, I expect the agency [FSIS] to announce the first … Continue reading

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Saying food is safer doesn’t make it so

Basically, the only step taken after the tragic Jack in the Box incident was the attempt by USDA to educate the public about safer meat handling and safe cooking temperatures. Fast food restaurants, along with many consumers, were told to … Continue reading

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USDA Meat Inspection Needs Overhaul

Our food is not getting safer. Under HACCP (Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point) meat inspectors are busy inspecting paperwork instead of meat. Big packers are running very fast kill lines (350 to 400 head per hour) with low paid, unskilled, … Continue reading

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