Outbreak in Europe May Revive Stalled U.S. Effort to Tighten Rules on Food Safety

Outbreak in Europe May Revive Stalled U.S. Effort to Tighten Rules on Food Safety

WILLIAM NEUMAN

New York Times

For now, the focus in this country is on beef, since E. coli lives in the guts of cows.

In January, the United States Department of Agriculture drafted a much-anticipated proposal to regulate six forms of toxic E. coli in meat, in addition to the most common form, O157:H7, which is already regulated.

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