To prevent E. coli outbreaks, many experts say the government should focus on improving inspections at the slaughterhouse level
Industry and consumer groups, as well as the government, have sharpened their focus on keeping E. coli-contaminated meat out of the supply chain. That's not to say any big changes have been made yet, but the spotlight has been trained on the issue, and more sectors are making themselves heard. The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety Inspection Service held two public hearings — one in the spring and one in the fall — specifically on E. coli 0157:H7 contamination of meat, and the ...
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