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USDA Inspector: Supervisors Ignored Reports of Trouble at Petaluma Slaughterhouse

February 27, 2014 | 12:56 pm

USDA Inspector: Supervisors Ignored Reports of Trouble at Petaluma Slaughterhouse

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Department of Agriculture worker reportedly tried to flag problems at Rancho Feeding Corp.

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Rep. Jared Huffman: Prosecutors Investigating Petaluma Slaughterhouse

February 24, 2014 | 11:09 am

Rep. Jared Huffman: Prosecutors Investigating Petaluma Slaughterhouse

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Congressman reports Department of Agriculture officials say plant operators sought to deceive inspectors.

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Petaluma Firm’s Massive Beef Recall Affecting Over 1,000 Establishments

February 19, 2014 | 5:30 pm

Petaluma Firm’s Massive Beef Recall Affecting Over 1,000 Establishments

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Federal agency says Rancho Feeding Corp. processed ‘diseased, unsound’ cattle without full inspections.

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Resistant Bacteria Found in US Pork Products

January 24, 2012 | 3:32 pm

Resistant Bacteria Found in US Pork Products

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Via California Watch Researchers have found higher-than-expected levels of deadly bacteria in what is considered the largest sampling of raw retail meat products in the United States. A team of researchers at the University of Iowa collected 256 samples of pork from 35 retail stores in Iowa, Minnesota and New Jersey. Samples included pork chops, […]

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