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were published in a report entitled Meat and Poultry Inspection: The Scientific Basis of the Nation’s Program (Washington, D.C.: National
Academy Press, 1985). The findings of the second panel appeared as The Future of Public Health (Washington, D.C.: National Academy
206 “Who knows what crisis will be next?”: The chairman of the panel was Richard Remington, professor of preventive medicine and
environmental health at the University of Iowa. Quoted in Gregory Byrne, “Panel Laments ‘Disarray’ in Public Health System; Institute of
Medicine Panel,” Science, September 23, 1988.
five major slaughterhouses that supplied about one-fifth: Cited in Daniel P. Puzo, “Does Streamlined Beef Inspection Work?” Los Angeles
Times, June 18, 1992.
number of federal meat inspectors would be cut by half: See Knight-Ridder News Service, “Meat Policy Changed: Plants Won’t Be
Inspected As Often,” The Record, November 4, 1988.
A 1992 USDA study of the Streamlined Inspection System: See Don Kendall, “Report Calls for Streamlining Federal Meat Inspections,” AP,
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