COLO. INMATES ARE FED RECALLED BEEF
BUENA VISTA, Colo. -- State officials were cited as
that.hundreds of inmates were served meatloaf that prison
officials knew was
made with beef recalled because of E. coli
The story says that about 2,500 pounds of recalled ConAgra
ground beef was
given to inmates at Buena Vista Correctional Complex and two
prisons since June 5. Only those at Buena Vista were knowingly
meat, at lunch on Saturday, the Department of Corrections said
None of the inmates became ill from the meat, officials
Corrections department spokeswoman Alison Morgan was quoted as saying,
decision to cook it was because they could prepare the meat safely,"
that no disciplinary review was expected.
Buena Vista inmates told
prison officials that they found recalled meat in a
kitchen freezer Saturday,
The Denver Post reported Friday. Warden Tony Reid
ordered it cooked and
served, the newspaper said.
There was no listing for Reid's home telephone
number, and he did not
immediately return a message left at the prison by The