We've heard all too much about it: The nation now has weathered an unprecedented food recall, that of 25 million pounds of ground beef. But how much is 25 million pounds anyway? According to SN's inquiry into this ponderous question, it's equal to the weight of 109 Space Shuttle orbiters, 5,495 Ford Explorers or 98,040 later-life Elvis Presleys. Now that we have the important stuff figured out, let's take a look at what this recall of product from Hudson Foods' processing plant in Nebraska ...

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