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Feds: CA Firm's Beef OK
Thu Aug 23, 2012 07:16 AM CDT

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) -- Federal officials say nothing they have seen so far in covert video shot in a California slaughterhouse shows meat from cows that may have been sick made it into the food supply.

But the federal government and McDonald's Corp. have suspended purchases of meat from the facility.

The suspensions by the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the fast-food chain came after an animal welfare group's video shot at a slaughterhouse operated by Central Valley Meat Co. showed cows that appeared to be sick or lame being beaten, kicked, shot and shocked in an attempt to get ...

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