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The federal agency responsible for the safety of the nation’s beef supply had known for years that retailers’ poor record keeping jeopardized public health, but it failed to require better standards.
Read selected stories from the 2012 Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram series, “Anatomy of a Recall.”
• “Anatomy of a Recall”
• “Here’s what we know and what we’ll never know”
• “Public health detectives tracked clues to illness’ cause”
• “Anatomy of a Recall timeline”
• “Still no fix a year after salmonella outbreak”
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