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on March 14, 2011

USDA Says Current Tests Are Ineffective in Detecting E. Coli in Beef

Tests used by USDA inspectors at beef-packing plants across the country are not effective in gauging whether "trim," the product from which ground beef is derived, is contaminated with E. coli bacteria, according to an audit published March 7 by the...

Tests used by USDA inspectors at beef-packing plants across the country are not effective in gauging whether "trim," the product from which ground beef is derived, is contaminated with E. coli bacteria, according to an audit published March 7 by the department's inspector general.

The report says that if 1

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