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FSIS: Some Recalled Chilean Chicken Got Through to U.S. Retailers

The Chilean chicken recall for dioxin contamination expanded Thursday, with the amount being held at the U.S. border growing from 126,000 to 155,595 pounds. Still, some of the product reached U.S retail shelves. According to USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service, the total amount of chicken involved in the recall has reached 347,637 pounds, up… Continue Reading

USDA: Level of Dioxin in Chile’s Chicken Recall Would Not Have Sparked Recall in U.S.

Nearly 200,000 pounds of Chilean chicken is being recalled in the United States for dioxins only because the levels found violate Chile’s domestic limits, according to federal food safety officials. In other words, the 126,000 pounds of chicken currently being held at the border is there only because Chile recalled it, not because the U.S…. Continue Reading