Nebraska Beef Slow To React To Tainted Meat: USDA

Law360, New York (July 9, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Already reeling from an expanded recall of its meat, Nebraska Beef Ltd. suffered another hit on Monday when federal officials accused the company of responding slowly to warning signs that its products were tainted with E. coli.

According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the beef company had been notified in the first half of June that samples of its meat to be used in ground beef had been tested positive for E. coli.

But “the establishment didn't take appropriate actions when positives were found. It's...
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