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Petaluma slaughterhouse set to reopen, but local ranchers still reeling




A cattle herd.
A cattle herd.
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Small-scale ranchers and dairy farmers north of the San Francisco Bay Area are heaving a sigh of relief. The one meat processing plant in their region that shut down after a massive beef recall is reopening today, under new management.

But for at least one respected beef rancher the damage may be too great.

For The California Report, Mina Kim has the story