WASHINGTON — The federal government began widespread testing of the human food supply last week to look for traces of the same contaminant that forced the recall of millions of cans of pet food. The contaminant, melamine, was also found in several pigs in California and North Carolina that were fed tainted pet food, forcing the quarantine of some animals in both states. Some of the pigs that ate contaminated pet food in California were eaten by consumers who purchased them directly from the ...

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