The Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) identified problems with sanitation controls and record keeping during an annual audit that took place between June 24 and July 31.
The voluntary suspension began Aug. 29, said Amanda Eamich, a spokeswoman for the FSIS. About 2 percent of beef and poultry in the
Reports said it was not known how long the suspension would last as
Food & Water Watch, a consumer advocacy group, reportedly said it had advised the USDA in late August of its suspicions about
Source: Associated Press