Authorities have arrested six people after finding horse meat being sold for use in burgers in a state of southern Brazil.

They were arrested in Caxias do Sul as part of an operation led by the Public Prosecutor’s Office of Rio Grande do Sul.

Operation Hipo began two months ago
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Following consumer complaints, a Chicago company is recalling ground beef in nine states because of contamination with pieces of plastic.

There is concern that consumers may have unused portions of the recalled hamburger in their refrigerators or freezers because the expiration date is not until Jan. 31, according to a
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Declaring that the outbreak “appears to be over,” the CDC today reported that multiple suppliers, distributors and or brands of ground beef are likely behind an E. coli O103 outbreak this spring that sickened more than 200 people.

Additional patients could be confirmed through laboratory analysis. Also, if recalled meat
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