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accredit
used in Fast Food Nation

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Definition
to recognize or approve — as with official credentials
  • It devotes more space to a description of the company's food safety program — with its "Triple Clean" slaughterhouse system and its "approved and accredited laboratories" than to the details of how IBP managed to distribute nationwide enough suspect meat to make at least a million life-threatening hamburgers.
    p. 214.3
  • Nowhere does the press release mention, for example, that the E. coli 0157:H7 in IBP's ground beef was first detected not by one of the firm's own accredited laboratories, not by employees at the Geneseo, Illinois, IBP plant where the meat was produced, not by USDA inspectors — but by investigators from the Arkansas Department of Health, who found the pathogen in a package of IBP ground beef at Tiger Harry's restaurant in El Dorado, Arkansas.
    p. 214.4

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