House Panel Probes School Lunch Safety
The chairman of the House education committee on Tuesday reiterated his criticism of the U.S. Department of Agriculture over its meat-inspection system in the wake of the massive beef recall that has ensnared school districts nationwide.
“It is unacceptable that the USDA so completely failed to do its job. We cannot judge the USDA’s inspection process as successful or effective if it allows tainted meat to enter the school food supply,” Rep. George Miller, D-Calif., the chairman of the House Education and Labor Committee, said during the hearing.
The controversy over the massive nationwide beef recall spilled over into a previously scheduled congressional hearing involving the national organization that...
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