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Consumer group slams FSIS over insufficient safety inspections

Consumer group Food & Water Watch (FWW) has criticized the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) for failing to conduct a sufficient number of food safety inspections due to understaffing
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US Agriculture Secretary: 2015 budget cut in FSIS funding will not affect food safety

U.S. food safety will not be compromised by the proposed cuts in funding for inspections of meat and poultry processing facilities planned for next year, according to U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack.
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More than 8 million pounds of beef recalled

A California meat processing company has had to recall more than 8.7 million pounds of beef, following an investigation by federal safety officers that revealed the meat came from "diseased and unsound" animals in violation of food safety practices.
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Major food safety violations discovered at Mississippi meat processing plants

Over the past 10 years, the 50 slaughterhouses and meat-poultry processing plants in Mississippi, owned by 35 companies, violated regulations 69 times, according to a new investigation.
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US meat industry at risk of shutting down for weeks

The U.S. meat industry may be forced to shut down for weeks as a result of the spending cuts planned to take effect on March 1, the White House has warned.
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National Advisory Committee on Microbiological Criteria for Foods restarts food safety work

The committee is charged with providing recommendations on microbiological criteria that indicate whether foods have been adequately and appropriately processed.
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