Listing groceries selling tainted meat doesn't go far enough

South Florida Sun-Sentinel

If there's one thing more maddening than the seemingly endless number of food recalls, it's the lack of available information on how to keep from putting tainted groceries on the supper table.

Right now, the U.S. Department of Agriculture publicizes the name of the company initiating the recall, a description of the product and identifying brand names and product codes. But a key piece of information has long been left out: the names of retail outlets that sold the contaminated food.

Publishing that information would help consumers know whether they bought at-risk meat, protecting the public and averting hysteria.

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