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Beef Recall / Policy #876603

CNN Evening News for Monday, Oct 29, 2007
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(Studio: John King) Keeping Them Honest story of food testing introduced.

(Washington: Randi Kaye) The length of time for the USDA to recall Topps meat due to E.coli contamination examined; details given about one family's E.coli case. [Sick with E.coli Samantha SAFRANEK†- describes what happened to her.] [USDA Dr. Daniel ENGELJOHN†- outlines the recall strategy and why it took 11 days to act.] [Family's attorney Scott SCHLESINGER†- criticizes the recall policy.] Statement from Wal-Mart, where the Safraneks bought their Topps meat, quoted. The eventual recall that forced Topps out of business and the changes in the USDA policy noted.

(Studio: John King; New York: Randi Kaye) The changes in USDA policies on meat/beef and how 40 people got sick from Topps meat from a Canadian supplier discussed.

(New York: Randi Kaye) Tomorrow's consumer story previewed.

Reporter(s):
King, John;
Kaye, Randi
Duration:
00:07:00

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