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Kibbeh caution: Raw recipes perfect for foodborne pathogens

A new caution notice from the U.S. Department of Agriculture this week warns of the health risks of kibbeh, a Middle Eastern and North African dish traditionally prepared with beef or lamb combined with raw onion, cracked wheat and spices. “Although there are some versions of the dish that are baked or fried — such as Kibbeh raas, quipe, Kubba halab, or Kibbeh bil sinieh — others like… Continue Reading

Almost 30 Longo’s meat products now recalled for E. coli risk

More than two dozen beef and veal products are now included in a recall of Longo’s brand ground meat in Canada because of possible E. coli contamination. Initiated April 21 and expanded on April 24, the recall includes beef and veal products sold at Longo’s Brothers Fruit Markets Inc. in Ontario, according to the most… Continue Reading

Scientist successfully reduces Salmonella in ground meat

New hope for resolving an old food safety problem has come out of a new meat laboratory at the University of Nevada-Reno where scientists have found a way to reduce Salmonella in ground meat and poultry by 90 percent. The Salmonella research by assistant professor Amilton de Mello is part of a broad research program… Continue Reading