Schools holding recalled U.S. beef

Schools holding recalled U.S. beef

There are 7 comments on the Akron Beacon Journal story from Feb 20, 2008, titled Schools holding recalled U.S. beef. In it, Akron Beacon Journal reports that:

Enough seasoned ground beef to fill 5,000 tacos for Akron public schoolchildren sits in the freezer of a district warehouse, tagged with a hold order from the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

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RAZ

Akron, OH

#1 Feb 20, 2008
Until we go back to raising farm animals free range and eliminiating the additives and hormones we are going to continue to see these recalls. It is sickening to see those animals that can barely stand up and god only knows what we are putting into our bodies.
anonymous

AOL

#2 Feb 20, 2008
There must be some way to get a property tax refund from the schools over this.

“I'm as Mad as Hell...”

Since: Mar 07

Your Neighbor & Friend

#3 Feb 20, 2008
Mebbe APS can recoup what they spent on this meat by sellin' in to Aldi's.(chuckle)
Or, have the distributors & APS administrators taste test it. If they survive, tacos for everyone Friday.

Truly sad all the way around.

The kiddos would be better off with rice & beans.
rufus

Raleigh, NC

#4 Feb 20, 2008
give it to old man grump, then he wont post stupid messages any more. or the mayor of tallmage, he can open a resturant with music from the 50's and 60's.
Michael Vick Haters

Tulsa, OK

#5 Feb 20, 2008
If you eat meat you don't produce chances are there is a vast number of animal cruelty issues that remains undetected. So stop being hipocrits and pass the burgers.
CJ Raines

AOL

#6 Feb 20, 2008
Who are these authorities who are contending that no one has become ill as a result of the already consumed contaminated beef.

How would a parent know for certain that a child having had become ill over the past month or so wasn't affected by the contaminated meat?

It may have been seen as a virus or the flu, and why would a Dr. who may have seen some of these children have known to diagnose the illness as such?
Looks to me like someone is just trying to avoid a possible panic and maybe even some unwelcome litigation in the aftermath. No use trying to sweep this under the rug.

It's an outrage and should be addressed as such.

We cannot continue to let Big Brother get away with cheating us by hook and by crtook!
ana arreguin

AOL

#7 Feb 20, 2008
thanx alot this really helped for my curent events!!!!!!:)

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