Modern Meat

Number 19742
Subject Food
Source PBS (Alexandria, Va.)
State CA
Year 2002
Publication Date April 18
Summary Frontline investigates health hazards posed by the nation's meat industry. The story points to evidence that the "widespread use of antibiotics to promote growth and keep livestock healthy may result in the development of bacterial strains that are resistant to antibiotic treatment." The investigation started with examining a lawsuit that a Texas meat-grinding company, Supreme Beef -- after failing federal salmonella standard tests three times -- filed against the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
Category Contest Entry
Pages 22
Keywords hygiene;diseases;deaths;food safety;USDA;Center for Disease Control;FOI requests;TAPE;TRANSCRIPT
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