USDA speeds up recall process for ground beef

USDA speeds up recall process for ground beef

USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service will now immediately begin investigating ground beef sellers and their suppliers when product tests positive for E. coli during initial testing.

Previously, FSIS waited to investigate the grinding facility until after a presumptive positive test result was confirmed, which could take up to two days. Investigations of suppliers would not take place until 30 days later.

Once FSIS starts an investigation, the agency will review compan

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