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Victoria G. Myers Progressive Farmer Senior Editor
Mon Jun 16, 2014 10:44 AM CDT

Beef recalls are beginning to make waves, from high-end restaurants to the ground beef counter at the corner grocery. The most recent recall -- more than 4,000 pounds of fresh beef -- is tied to Fruitland American Meat, out of Jackson, Mo. It was issued June 11.

According to information from USDA's Food Safety and Inspection Service, products from this small slaughter and processing facility were recalled "as a result of the way some company employees were recording information and determining the age of various cattle."

The issue was around dorsal root ganglia, considered risk materials in cattle 30 months ...

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