WASHINGTON (FNS) -- Supermarket and meat industry groups have dropped their lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Agriculture over its new program to test ground beef in retail outlets for the potentially deadly bacteria E. coli 0157:H7. The decision to drop the suit follows the industry's failure to convince a federal judge to issue a temporary injunction blocking the retail testing program, which was launched Oct. 17. As reported, in his Dec. 12 ruling allowing the program to continue, ...
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