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The USDA recalled 143 million pounds of beef on Feb. 17, 2008, marking the largest meat recall in U.S. history to date
3 May 2008

"Today marks the largest beef recall in U.S. history, and it involves the national school lunch program and other federal food and nutrition programs... This begs the question: how much longer will we continue to test our luck with weak enforcement of federal food safety regulations?" --U.S. Sen. Tom Harkin, Chairman of the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry.

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