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Greater Omaha told to pay Cargill $9 million in E. coli case

Remember the Minnesota dance instructor who was made paraplegic by eating a hamburger from Sam’s Club? Almost a decade after Stephanie Smith of Cold Spring, MN, and others were tragically damaged by eating those hamburgers, the courts may have finally decided where financial responsibility is going to rest. This week, the U.S. Court of Appeals… Continue Reading

Big 3 and Big Plants Leave Inhumane Handling Tracks Across FSIS’ Third Quarter

Inhumane treatment in the handling and/or slaughtering of animals was cited last quarter at three out of four large-volume plants where USDA meat inspectors started administrative actions, either now taken or pending, that often end with short suspensions. The nation’s top meat producers — Cargill Meat Solutions, JBS, and Tyson Fresh Meats Inc. — own… Continue Reading

Cargill Recalls Ground Beef Patties for Potential Foreign Matter

Cargill Meat Solutions of Wyalusing, PA, is recalling approximately 8,294 pounds of ground beef products that may be contaminated with blue string, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced Friday. The ground beef patties were produced on April 6, 2015. The following products are subject to recall: 5.3-lb. trays containing sixteen… Continue Reading

Cargill Recalls Ground Beef From Canadian Walmarts for Possible E. Coli Contamination

Cargill Meat Solutions is recalling Your Fresh Market brand ground beef products from the marketplace due to possible E. coli O157 contamination, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency announced Monday. The public is being advised not to consume the recalled products described below, which have been sold at Walmart stores in Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba and Saskatchewan. Brand Name Common… Continue Reading