The USDA, Food Safety and Inspection Services(FSIS), surveillances the safe production of meats in the US. This organization has already begun recalling 17 meat products in the 2012 year alone. The causes for these recalls vary from pathogens such as Listeria and E. coli to unidentified ingredients and allergens in meats products.
This link takes you to the current FSIS recalls and alerts.
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