California Meat Recall Goes Nationwide

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Nine million pounds of beef from a California slaughterhouse have been recalled as "unsound, unwholesome or otherwise… unfit" for consumers. But nobody's reportedly sick, and small, organic producers insist they followed their grass-fed cattle from birth through the slaughtering process all the way back to their freezers--and that the meat is perfectly healthy. Are they the victims of a crude regulatory process and an industry that's become a monopoly? Also, three years after the Fukushima nuclear meltdown, scientists are watching for radiation on the coast of California.

Image-for-WWLA.jpgLater, on To the Point, can businesses refuse service to gays and lesbians if it violates their owners' religious freedoms, or is that outright discrimination? Can valuable new rights be protected without infringing on cherished old rights?

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