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·         South Dakota Cattlemen’s President Says U.S. Meat Is Safe Despite Tainted Mexican Imports

·         USCA Outlines Tainted Mexican Meat Import Concerns To FSIS

 

 

South Dakota Cattlemen’s President Says U.S. Meat Is Safe Despite Tainted Mexican Imports

 

Radio 570 WNAX (SD)

Sep 11, 2020

 

A report earlier this week that tainted meat from Mexico got into the U.S. may not be the whole story. South Dakota Cattlemen’s Association President Eric Jennings says U.S. inspectors are very thorough with their testing to make sure safety is ensured for all U.S. consumers.

 

The report also indicated that 54 people after consuming the Mexican meat got sick. Jennings says those individuals were likely not U.S. citizens.

 

Jennings says U.S. consumers shouldn’t be alarmed by this report as U.S. meat is safe and our FSIS inspection service is working as it should protecting everyone...

 

more, including audio [1:16 min.]

https://wnax.com/news/180081-south-dakota-cattlemens-president-says-u-s-meat-is-safe-despite-tainted-mexican-imports/

 

 

USCA Outlines Tainted Mexican Meat Import Concerns To FSIS

 

Radio 570 WNAX (SD)

Sep 10, 2020

 

The United States Cattlemen’s Association is outlining concerns about Mexican meat let into the U.S. 54 people from Mexico were sickened. USCA President Brooke Miller says the Mexican beef in question contained a beta agonist that’s not legally allowed in the United States or several other countries.

 

He says American consumers want a safe product and know U.S. product is safe, the major problem is that FSIS allows all beef to be repackaged and labeled as product of the USA.

 

Miller says there’s not doubt the FSIS inspection system in this case was problematic but he says there’s also a problem because consumers have no way of knowing where their beef comes from...

 

more, including audio [1:27 min.]

https://wnax.com/news/180081-usca-outlines-tainted-mexican-meat-import-concerns-to-fsis/