RECALLS OF GROUND beef contaminated with E. coli numbered 20 this year, nearly matching the record of 21 such recalls in 2002 and in 2004. While no fatalities were recorded, at least one company was put out of business, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture, taking a new look at oversight and procedures, issued new guidelines. Topps Meat Co., one of the nation's largest suppliers of frozen beef patties, announced on Oct. 5 that it was shutting down its operations. The announcement came ...
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