The news concerning E. coli contamination of beef products from the XL Foods plant near Brooks Alberta has not been good. People have lost their jobs, consumers have become ill, the product recall has expanded across North America, the company is experiencing economic loss, and the reputation of the beef industry and the Canadian food inspection system have been compromised.
We are only getting pieces of information as to what happened but two of these are interesting. First, reports concerning the speed of the line and second, delays in assembling testing information for inspectors. Why are these of interest? Let me take you back to 1896. <Read the Entire Article>