SUIT FILED TO HALT STORE MEAT INSPECTION

WASHINGTON (FNS) -- Charging that grocers could be bankrupted by a new government program to conduct random tests for E. coli in ground beef, seven supermarket and meat industry groups are seeking a permanent injunction to stop the tests.The request for the injunction was filed Tuesday in U.S. District Court in Austin, Texas, by the American Meat Institute, National Grocers Association, National-American

WASHINGTON (FNS) -- Charging that grocers could be bankrupted by a new government program to conduct random tests for E. coli in ground beef, seven supermarket and meat industry groups are seeking a permanent injunction to stop the tests.

The request for the injunction was filed Tuesday in U.S. District Court in Austin, Texas, by the American Meat Institute, National Grocers Association, National-American Wholesale Grocers' Association, Food Marketing Institute, Southwest Meat Associa

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