Editor’s Note: This is the sixth installment in a series written by John Munsell of Miles City, MT, who explains how the small meat plant his family owned for 59 years ran afoul of USDA’s
Stephanie Smith, the subject of a Pulitzer prize-winning story published by the New York Times after she became severely ill with an E. coli infection from a contaminated hamburger, has reached an undisclosed settlement with
Senator Jon Tester (D-MT) introduced a bill yesterday to overhaul the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) protocol for tracing contaminated meat back to the source to protect public health and hold “the right people accountable…
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PART II: More of our conversation with John Munsell, the small meat processor who blew the whistle on the largest meat recall in American history. See Part I of the interview here.
PART I: An Introduction to John Munsell, the ‘meatpacking
maverick,’ who blew the whistle on the largest meat recall in American
John Munsell, dubbed the “meatpacking maverick” by Mother Jones, has spent much