Schumer: Meat Inspection Lacking

US - In the wake of the most recent hamburger recall in our area, there are calls to beef up meat inspections.
calendar icon 15 October 2007
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Senator Charles Schumer says he will push for a law to improve federal oversight of meat safety.

Topps Meat Company of Elizabeth, New Jersey went out of business after recalling nearly 22 million pounds of frozen patties - tainted by E. coli.

Schumer says the USDA has become a toothless tiger when it comes to keeping our meat safe.

Source: WABC-TV
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