Correction: Beef-Ammonia story

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Posted: Jan 04, 2010 3:19 PM

In a Dec. 31 story about E. coli pathogens found in ammonia-treated beef, The Associated Press overstated the level of positive tests for E. coli bacteria in meat samples from Beef Products Inc. A Beef Products spokesman said pathogen was found in 0.06 percent of samples, not 0.6 percent.