62K lbs of raw meat recalled days before Memorial Day

62K lbs of Raw Meat Recalled Days Before Memorial Day Weekend

1.7 million lbs of Frozen Chicken May Be Contaminated with Salmonella

1.7 million lbs of Frozen Chicken May Be Contaminated with Salmonella

Barber Foods is recalling 1,707,494 pounds of raw frozen chicken products after the U.S. Department of Agriculture received reports of a cluster of people in Minnesota and Wisconsin becoming ill with salmonella poisoning. Read more

Beef Imports from FMD-Infected Brazil & Argentina Approved, Country of Origin Labeling, COOL FTC, Made in USA Beef, Product of USA Beef

Beef Imports from FMD Infected Brazil & Argentina Approved

USDA Approval of Brazilian Beef Imports Coming Soon??

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National Pork Producers Council on COOL Law: U.S. Must Avoid Retaliation

National Pork Producers Council on COOL Law: U.S. Must Avoid Retaliation

In congressional testimony Thursday, the National Pork Producers Council said the United States must address its mandatory Country-of-Origin Labeling (COOL) law to avoid trade retaliation from Canada and Mexico.

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USDA Pork Inspectors Speak out: “People are going to eat sh*t”

USDA Pork Industry

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The agency’s new inspection model is a threat to food safety, federal whistleblowers allege. [p][/p]

If you preferred not to know what’s in your ham, bacon and Spam before, you’re really not going to want to know now.

The USDA is piloting a new pork inspection program that features sped-up lines and a reduction in government inspectors — and its own inspectors are now speaking out publicly in condemnation of it. Read more