Cargill, National Beef Cited For Mishandling Cattle

Law360, New York (April 30, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The U.S. Department of Agriculture has reportedly cited Cargill Inc. and National Beef Packing Co. LLC, two of the country's largest suppliers of beef, for violations of humane handling standards.

The USDA's department of Food Safety and Inspection Services handed noncompliance records to a National Beef plant in Kansas and a Cargill meat plant in California, the Associated Press reported on Wednesday.

The agency audited 18 slaughterhouses in total.

National Beef was cited for overcrowding holding pens.

Cargill was cited for violating a regulation that holds...
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