WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Agriculture last week announced policy changes aimed at keeping contaminated meat or poultry products from ever reaching consumers. The prevention-based policy measures will include implementation of some parts of the 2008 Farm Bill, agency officials said. The measures propose to speed up trace back procedures, help both plants and the USDA to trace contaminated food materials in the supply chain, enable them to act on them sooner, and to check ...

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