RECALL OF GROUND TURKEY: What took third-largest meat recall in history so long?

August 4, 2011 at 10:38 am in Grand Forks Herald

The first sickness was in March. The first outbreak signs appeared in May. So why the wait? Tracking down the source of an illness is a difficult, complicated business, and federal officials defended the months-long process today by saying they wanted to be absolutely sure before they asked Cargill to initiate the third-largest meat recall in history. Continue Reading