You can certainly use the media and governmental agencies to bring attention to the problems that you have found.
You may wish to contact the investigative reporters in your local newspapers and ask to meet with him/her to discuss the information that you have found. The investigative reporter may do their own research. If they find your concerns are such that immediate action is necessary, the reporter may do a story on the sale of lower quality meats with high bacteria levels in poor areas.
You may also wish to contact the investigative reporters at your local television news stations. You may wish to ask to meet with them and give them your information. Again, they may do their own research. If immediate action is necessary, they may do a story on the news.
In either case (the newspaper or television) the store(s) may become "embarrassed" for selling bad meat, AND the stories may get the governmental agencies involved--especially your Health Department and the FDA.
You may also wish to contact the Health Department and the
Below are the links to those governmental agencies--FoodSafety.gov and the Georgia Department of Health in your community.http://www.foodsafety.gov/report/problem/index.html
Sometimes, it takes a VOICE like yours to get the agencies involved who make the decisions and control the regulations. Your SINGLE VOICE can make a difference! Complaining to the individual store usually falls upon deaf ears. And, if the store is a chain store, it CANNOT discriminate against poor communities with their meat sales.
You should use the governmental agencies and media. You don't want to get caught saying or publishing anything that may get you sued for defamation
! While truth is an absolute defense to defamation, it won't help you if your EXACT words are defamatory!
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Sometimes, it takes a VOICE like yours to get the agencies involved who make the decisions and control the regulations. Your SINGLE VOICE can make a difference! Complaining to the individual store usually falls upon deaf ears.