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USDA RESISTS RELEASING STORE NAMES IN RECALLSculture and consumer rights groups tussled last week over a proposal that would force suppliers who announce food recalls to name the retailers who carry the products. USDA officials testified before a congressional committee that the agency has the power to compel companies to name retailers, but fears court challenges to such an order would delay dissemination

USDA RESISTS RELEASING STORE NAMES IN RECALLS

culture and consumer rights groups tussled last week over a proposal that would force suppliers who announce food recalls to name the retailers who carry the products. USDA officials testified before a congressional committee that the agency has the power to compel companies to name retailers, but fears court challenges to such an order would delay dissemination of critical recall information. Consumer groups argued that store and res

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