A report in today's Washington Post quotes representatives from the National Joint Council of Food Inspection Locals - a trade union representing meat inspectors - saying that meat plants are allowing specified risk materials to enter the food supply.
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According to the report, the union says it has seen little or no change in processing practices in local meat plants. A union official notes that USDA's zero tolerance approach is "not being met."
As the anniversary of the BSE discovery nears, expect coverage of the issue to raise in mainstream media outlets.