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Meat supplier in China scandal has global reach


Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) -- It isn't a household name, but the company that's at the center of a food scandal in China helps make some...full story
updated 2014-07-24 03:42 AM
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Cassidy Stay, the lone survivor of a family massacre in Texas, waves to supporters during a community memorial at Lemm Elementary School on Saturday, July 12, 2014, in Spring, Texas. Cassidy was grazed in the head during Wednesday's attack that killed her parents and four siblings. She played dead until the shooter left, then despite suffering a fractured skull managed to call 911. (AP Photo/Houston Chronicle, Brett Coomer) MANDATORY CREDIT Cassidy Stay, the lone survivor of a family massacre in Texas, lets a balloon go during a community memorial at Lemm Elementary School on Saturday, July 12, 2014, in Spring, Texas. Cassidy was grazed in the head during Wednesday's attack that killed her parents and four siblings. She played dead until the shooter left, then despite suffering a fractured skull managed to call 911. (AP Photo/Houston Chronicle, Brett Coomer) MANDATORY CREDIT This Thursday, June 26, 2014 photo shows Michelle Knight revealing a tattoo on her right arm in Cleveland. Knight, 33, was one of three women who captivated the world in 2013 when they emerged from Ariel Castro FILE - This Nov. 14, 2011 file photo shows actress Rachel Dratch at the "24 Hour Play" after-party at B.B. King Blues Club in New York. Dratch and Mo Rocca will be getting down and dirty next month in a play about political sex scandals. The duo will star in In this photo taken on Friday, July 11, 2014, a local real estate listing for a oceanfront property going for $23.5 million is displayed in Southampton, N.Y. Studies show the gap separating the rich from the working poor has been ever-widening in recent years and few places provide that evidence as starkly as Long Island's Hamptons. (AP Photo/John Minchillo) In this photo taken on Friday, July 11, 2014, a beachgoer strikes a volleyball in Southampton, N.Y. Studies show the gap separating the rich from the working poor has been ever-widening in recent years and few places provide that evidence as starkly as Long Island's Hamptons. (AP Photo/John Minchillo) In this photo taken on Friday, July 11, 2014, beachgoers enjoy the surf in Southampton, N.Y. Studies show the gap separating the rich from the working poor has been ever-widening in recent years and few places provide that evidence as starkly as Long Island's Hamptons. (AP Photo/John Minchillo) In this photo provided by the Florida Keys News Bureau, Samantha Langsdale, costumed as a mermaid, pretends to play a mock musical instrument at the Lower Keys Underwater Music Festival on Saturday, July 12, 2014, in the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary. The subsea concert at Looe Key Reef, about six miles south of Big Pine Key, Fla., attracted nearly 500 divers and snorkelers to listen to a local radio station's four-hour broadcast piped beneath the sea via underwater speakers. (AP Photo/Florida Keys News Bureau, Bob Care) FILE - In this March 18, 1991 file photo, Pamela Smart, 23, takes the oath before sitting in the witness stand in Rockingham County Superior Court in Exeter, N.H.  William  Flynn was moved to a minimum-security prison this past week as part of a work-release program. At 15, he began a torrid affair with Pamela Smart, his teacher for a self-esteem course at his high school. Flynn was convicted of killing Gregg Smart in May 1990, a week before the couple In this photo provided by the Florida Keys News Bureau, Mike Limerick pretends to play a mock musical instrument at the Lower Keys Underwater Music Festival on Saturday, July 12, 2014, in the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary. The subsea concert at Looe Key Reef, about six miles south of Big Pine Key, Fla., attracted almost 500 divers and snorkelers to listen to a local radio station's four-hour broadcast piped beneath the sea via underwater speakers. (AP Photo/Florida Keys News Bureau, Bob Care)
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