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USDA eyes whether tainted beef entered food supply

FRESNO, Calif. — Federal regulators who shut down a Central California slaughterhouse after receiving an animal welfare video were investigating Tuesday whether beef from sick cows reached the human food supply. The video appears to show workers bungling the slaughter ...

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Ripken transitions from hot dogs to burgers

Baltimore’s Iron Man is now in your Giant’s freezer. Cal Ripken Jr. and Monkton-based Roseda Beef have teamed up to bring “Ripken Gourmet Burgers” to 30 Giant Food stores in Maryland, the District of Columbia and Northern Virginia with plans ...

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Cheaper gas drives wholesale price index lower

WASHINGTON — A big decline in gas and energy costs drove a measure of U.S. wholesale prices lower in April. Outside that drop, prices barely rose. The Labor Department said Friday that the producer price index dropped 0.2 percent last ...

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Taco Bell now turning to TV to show where the beef is

NEW YORK — Taco Bell is turning to TV commercials to battle damage to its image from a lawsuit questioning its taco filling. The fast-food chain has been on the defensive since it was pushed into the media spotlight by ...

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