The lawsuit asserts that the regulations promulgated by the USDA fail to protect the nation's food supply from being contaminated with meat from cattle at a higher risk of carrying mad-cow disease. The suit follows a video of workers a California meat plant that led to the nation's largest meat recall ever. Here's a sampler of a few of the articles:
- Lawsuit: USDA allows sick cows into food supply (Chicago Tribune).
- Humane Society Sues U.S. in Cattle Case (New York Times).
- USDA Sued Over 'Downer' Cow Rules (AP).
- National humane society sues USDA over beef recall (Cleveland Plain Dealer).