A butcher holds up a tray of Australian rump steaks in Melbourne. File photo: AFP
A butcher holds up a tray of Australian rump steaks in Melbourne. File photo: AFP
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US seeing more shipments of Australian meat tainted with faeces: documents

  • Ten shipments of meat from Australia were in 2020 refused by US food safety officials because of contamination, up from one in 2019 and four in 2018
  • Labour and food safety groups attribute the problem to an Australian system that increasingly allows companies to inspect their own meat

Topic |   Australia
A butcher holds up a tray of Australian rump steaks in Melbourne. File photo: AFP
A butcher holds up a tray of Australian rump steaks in Melbourne. File photo: AFP
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