The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) Monday released details on their new “hold and test” policy, which will soon require meat producers to hold shipments of ground beef, tenderized steaks and ready-to-eat products being tested by the agency until the results come back negative for
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The U.S. Department of Agriculture will soon withhold the stamp of inspection until test samples come back negative, an agency official announced at the National Meat Association’s conference in Bellevue, Washington yesterday.

Kenneth Petersen, assistant administrator of the Office of Field Operations for USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service, said

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