Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, June 23rd, 2002
A study of Agriculture Department records found the meat safety system plagued by delays.
At some plants, testing stopped for months at a time before being completed. In other cases, the department waited weeks to take corrective action at plants that had clearly flunked, said the report released by Public Citizen and the Government Accountability Project.
The report accused USDA of operating under a "don't look, don't find policy" that is...
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