EFFORT TO UPGRADE MEAT INSPECTION CALLED FAILURE

WASHINGTON (FNS) -- The government's attempts to improve meat and poultry inspection were derided recently as an "inexcusable failure" by a House member who has his own plan for ensuring the safety of the nation's food supply."We should be doing a far better job," Rep. Robert Torricelli, D-N.J., told the acting assistant secretary for marketing and inspection services at the U.S. Department of Agriculture."The

WASHINGTON (FNS) -- The government's attempts to improve meat and poultry inspection were derided recently as an "inexcusable failure" by a House member who has his own plan for ensuring the safety of the nation's food supply.

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