300 Million Pounds of Recalled Meat

Over at the Ethicurean they have a look at a government report about the USDA’s recall authority.

“A line of 7,500 trucks stretching 85 miles. That’s what it would take to haul the nearly 300 million pounds of meat and poultry products that were recalled between January 1, 1994, and November 30, 2007, in 773 separate incidents.”

Non-total recall: The USDA’s lack of authority

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