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Burgers Recalled for Undeclared Allergens

The United States Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced Saturday that J&B Group of Pipestone, Minnesota, was recalling approximately 456 pounds of steakhouse burgers for misbranding and undeclared allergens.  According to a press release issued by FSIS, the steakhouse burgers contain a seasoning mix with hydrolyzed soy and wheat proteins that… Continue Reading

Millions Still Like Their Burgers Pink

Despite repeated E. coli outbreaks linked to undercooked ground beef, millions of Americans continue to favor their burgers slightly pink inside. That’s the gist of a survey by researchers at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, whose results were published in the February edition of the Journal of Food Protection. Thousands of Americans have… Continue Reading

FSIS Cuts O157 Tests for Ready-to-Eat Meats

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) will no longer test dry and semi-dry fermented sausage and fully cooked meat patties for E. coli O157:H7. Saying it has tested more than 10,000 such samples and hasn’t turned up a single positive test result for O157 since 1994, FSIS told its inspection… Continue Reading

Don’t Microwave These Recalled Burgers

Minute metal fragments found on a ready-to-eat hamburger prompted an Iowa company to recall approximately 10,668 pounds of beef patties, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced late Friday.   AdvancePierre Foods of an Orange City, Iowa said the problem was discovered after a consumer found metal particles on the… Continue Reading