ABC Evening News for Friday, May 26, 2000
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) The legal challenge to the government's efforts to safeguard food introduced.
(Dallas: Mike von Fremd) The legal ruling in Texas allowing the Supreme Beef Plant, which had been closed by the FDA (Food and Drug Administration) for salmonella safety violations, to reopen examined. [Agriculture Secretary Dan GLICKMAN - calls the ruling wrong and a threat to modernizing food safety in the US.] [National Meat Association Rosemary MUCKLOW - says she would buy Supreme beef.] [Center for Science in the Public Interest Caroline Smith DeWAAL - says consumers may now get more contaminated beef.]
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