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on April 19, 2010

USDA Audit Slams Beef Residue Failures

Beef containing harmful pesticides, veterinary antibiotics and heavy metals is still being sold to the U.S. public because federal agencies have failed to set limits or adequately test for residues, according to a report by USDA's inspector general.

Beef containing harmful pesticides, veterinary antibiotics and heavy metals is still being sold to the U.S. public because federal agencies have failed to set limits or adequately test for residues, according to a report by USDA's inspector general.

"The national residue program is not accomplishing its mission of monitoring the

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