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A frame from an undercover video from animal rights group Compassion Over Killing shows a worker at Central Valley Meat Company slaughterhouse using an electric prod on a cow to get it to stand up. (Compassion Over Killing/YouTube)

Feds: Mistreated Cows In Central Valley Not Used For Food

HANFORD, Kings County (CBS/AP) — Federal investigators probing a Central Valley slaughterhouse say none of the sick cows that were videotaped being mistreated there entered the food supply. A spokesman for the U.S. Department of […]

08/31/2012

A butcher cuts pieces of beef at a meat packing and distribution facility in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

California Lawmaker Calls For Probe Into Safety Of ‘Meat Glue’

First it was pink slime. Now a California legislator has asked the U.S. Department of Agriculture to investigate the potential dangers of steaks made with meat glue.

05/04/2012