RECALLING RECALLS

After a somewhat quiet autumn, the retail meat industry felt the impact of several huge recalls to close out 2000 and finished off a year that saw a substantial amount of beef pulled from shelves due to potential bacterial infection.he action came as American Foods Group, a Green Bay, Wis.-based meat supplier, called back 1.1 million pounds of ground beef it had sent to stores in 15 different states.

After a somewhat quiet autumn, the retail meat industry felt the impact of several huge recalls to close out 2000 and finished off a year that saw a substantial amount of beef pulled from shelves due to potential bacterial infection.

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