Category Archives: USDA/FSIS Meat Inspection Policies

Should USDA release plant-specific data to the public?

The National Research Council recently suggested that USDA/FSIS release to the public information which is specific to all USDA-inspected establishments.  Such information might be useful to consumers, as they choose where they purchase their meat.  This information could serve as … Continue reading

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Confessions of an E.coli Terrorist Part 9

Everyone: The link below will take you to the concluding Part 9 of my article which documents systemic problems within USDA’s current deregulation of the largest slaughter plants.  Part 9 provides numerous suggestions for long-overdue changes within our meat inspection … Continue reading

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Part 8 of “Confessions of an E.coli Terrorist”

Click this link to check out Part 8. Enjoy the reading, and feel free to present your own comments. The final Part 9, including suggestions for changes, will be in Part 9 tomorrow. John    

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CONFESSIONS OF AN E.COLI TERRORIST

On Tuesday, October 11, attorney Bill Marler’s Food Safety News website published Part 1 of a 9-Part series I’ve written entitled “Confessions of an E.coli Terrorist”.  The series discusses USDA behavior at my plant in 2002, then discusses systemic problems … Continue reading

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