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Jennifer Brdar’s dream job was to be a meat inspector for the U.S. Department of Agriculture, watching out for unwary consumers and making sure the meat on their dinner tables was clean and disease-free.

No Antibiotics for Pigs and Cattle

Dec 12, 2013
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The Food and Drug Administration wants to phase out antibiotics in meat.

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Immigrants have always been the backbone of America’s meat packing plants, offering upward mobility for its newcomers.