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All American Meats Recalls 167,427 Pounds of Ground Beef Over E. Coli Concerns

All American Meats Inc., an Omaha, NE, establishment, is recalling approximately 167,427 pounds of ground beef products that may be adulterated with E. coli O157:H7, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced Nov. 1, 2015. The ground beef items were produced on Oct. 16, 2015. The following products are subject to… Continue Reading

IAFP 2015: Taylor and Almanza Share the Same Stage in Portland

Tuesday’s schedule at the International Association for Food Protection (IAFP) annual meeting in Portland, OR, featured the “Mike and Al Show” competing with lunch, but there still was a large crowd at the Oregon Convention Center to hear two of the nation’s top food safety officials. Mike Taylor, Deputy FDA Commissioner for Foods and Veterinary… Continue Reading

USDA, Salmonella, and the Cowardly Lion: A Profile in the Lack of Courage

Opinion

Dorothy: “Don’t you know the Wizard’s going to give you some courage?” Cowardly Lion: “I’d be too scared to ask him for it.” In an article that will soon be published in the Seattle Law Review, I take a look at food safety through the lens of the “pink slime” controversy and question whether the… Continue Reading