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    :: Thursday, December 06, 2007 ::

    Minnesota Pork Plant Workers Afflicted With Mysterious Illness - By Katherine Torres, Occupational Hazards
    An inexplicable neurological illness has afflicted 11 workers from a pork processing plant in Austin, Minn., prompting state health officials to investigate the cause of the malady.

    Face masks have been issued for workers to wear and the company no longer uses a method called “air pressurized removal” to remove brain tissue from the animals, Wadding said. He assured that the general public is not at risk and the food distributed by the plant has not been affected.
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