WASHINGTON (FNS) -- The U.S. Department of Agriculture here is reviewing complaints by consumer watchdogs that bone fragments and marrow are making their way into ground beef that's mechanically separated from the bone. However, while USDA officials have agreed to study the means by which ground beef is tested for the presence of bone matter, the agency said it isn't planning on changing the entire regulation governing mechanically separated meat. Rather, Food Safety and Inspection Service ...
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