From Today's New York Times

Animal Ethics

31): Would the average American have believed that hamburgers were treated with ammonia to remove salmonella and E. The United States Department of Agriculture has been broken for a long time, and it is clear that it cannot protect the American public from illness and death from contaminated meat products. labor costs and saving the lives of hamburger lovers. Why not add only ground fat belonging to the meat being ground? Lesley Lee Phoenix, Jan.