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Special Coverage: Rancho Feeding Recall and Prosecution

Rancho Feeding trouble trailed USDA cuts

A decision by the U.S. Department of Agriculture to cut the number of food safety inspectors at the Rancho Feeding Corp. slaughterhouse in Petaluma is coming under new scrutiny this week.

USDA takes heat over staffing decisions

Critics contend that U.S. Department of Agriculture staffing decisions and a shortage of inspectors have resulted in more food safety recalls because meat failed to receive a full inspection.

4 indicted in Rancho Feeding scandal

Prosecutors: Petaluma facility swapped cow heads to get away with processing condemned meat.

Number of businesses hit by Rancho Feeding recall triples

List of retailers affected by Petaluma slaughterhouse recall is now at more than 6,000.

Petaluma slaughterhouse investigation questioned

Two North Bay congressmen are calling on the USDA for answers as to why Rancho Feeding Corporation is still being investigated after 6 months.

Marin Sun Farms gets final OK to reopen Petaluma slaughterhouse

Marin Sun Farms plans to reopen the shuttered facility on April 7.

Letter: Rancho Feeding beef used in fast food hamburgers

A letter sent by the manager at the Petaluma slaughterhouse said Jack in the Box was a big customer. Other fast food chains were likely affected.

Krave Jerky product added to Rancho Feeding recall list

Krave Jerky is the latest food to be recalled in connection with the Petaluma plant.

Experts: Beef from cattle with eye cancer poses no safety risk

Rancho slaughterhouse suspected of processing diseased cows without proper inspection.

Slaughterhouse woes go beyond just cancerous cattle

Federal officials say 'level of deception' by Rancho operators required massive recall.

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