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after Contamination Cited,” Atlanta Journal, Decmber 4, 1999.
annually providing as much as 45 percent: Cited in “USDA Has a Valid Beef in Dallas,” Chicago Tribune, December 14, 1999.
220 the USDA resumed its purchases: See “USDA Satisfied with Changes in Meat Plant It Tried to Shut Down,” AP, February 15,2000.
Judge Fish issued a decision: For the implications of the Supreme Beef case, see Marc Kaufman, “Texas Ruling Threatens USDA Meat
Inspections,” Washington Post, May 26,2000; Todd Bensman, “Judge Rebuffs USDA; Agency Tried to Close Dallas Plant,” Dallas Morning
News, May 26, 2000; and John Taylor, “Court Ruling Won’t Alter IBP Methods,” Omaha World-Herald, May 27, 2000.
much of the beef used… repeatedly failed USDA tests: See Allison Beers, “Meat Groups Petition USDA to Change HACCP Regulations,”
Food Chemical News, January 10, 2000.
221 The meatpacking industry immediately opposed: See “AMS Says It Will Continue with New Standards,” National Meat Association
Newsletter, August 7, 2000.
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