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Wednesday, December 02, 2009 

Recalled Beef

wasn't recalled for school lunch programs? WTF?

Even as public health officials told residents to throw out recalled products from the Fresno plant, the federal government paid Beef Packers hundreds of thousands of dollars for almost 450,000 pounds of ground beef made from June 5 to June 23, the dates covered by the recall.Four orders were produced for the school lunch program during that period, a USA TODAY investigation found. One tested positive for salmonella Newport, the strain that prompted the recall and can cause diarrhea, abdominal cramps, fever and vomiting; that order was rejected by the government. Tests on the other three orders found no salmonella, and the beef was shipped from the plant before the recall was announced. - USA Today

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I almost want to say "it makes you want to become a vegetarian" but they keep finding these buggies in our veggies too. Maybe I'll become a breathairian instead!

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