Meat Experts Vouch For Carbon Monoxide Safety

Law360, New York (November 5, 2007, 12:00 AM EST) -- Amid recent concerns over the safety of carbon monoxide in meat packaging, industry experts told a congressional committee during a hearing last week that campaigns against the technology are preventing manufacturers from ensuring a safe and high-quality meat supply to consumers.

The U.S. House Agriculture Committee held a hearing on Tuesday on the development, implementation and regulation of new technologies used in the meat industry to improve safety and quality. At the hearing, a panel of meat industry executives and other experts testified to the safety...
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