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Your morning Chinese food contamination update: new developments, widening crisis

UPDATE:BREAKING: Americans ate 3 million melamine-tainted chickens!

In a conference call with media this afternoon, USDA Assistant Administrator Kenneth Petersen revealed that as many as 3 million chickens, contaminated with melamine from a single Indiana feed mill, have already been slaughtered, distributed and eaten. An additional 100,000 breeder chickens are currently being voluntarily quarantined by farmers.

Well, great. Just great.

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If you’re tracking the melamine story there are some new developments of interest this morning. If you’re not tracking the story, you probably ought to be.

Stay tuned.

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