Food safety official says no more oversight of slaughterhouses needed

April 18, 2008

Videotaping costly and not practical, he says; response angers House members.

The Bush administration said today that the government doesn’t need more inspectors and new technologies to police slaughterhouses after the country’s largest beef recall earlier this year. His response angered House members, who said the recall of beef slaughtered in the Hallmark/Westland plant in Chino, Calif., showed a need for improvements. Read rest of story here

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