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15,000 Pounds of Country Fried Steaks Recalled Nationwide for Potentially Containing Plastic

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AdvancePierre Foods, an Enid, Oklahoma. establishment, is recalling approximately 15,328 pounds of frozen, fully cooked country fried steak products because they may contain foreign materials—pieces of plastic, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced late Friday. The products subject to recall include: -22.75-oz. pouches of “Fast Classics Country Fried Steaks.”… Continue Reading

The Latest in Meat Safety: Another Form of Zapping?

Bacterial contamination of meat is an ongoing problem and everyone wishes for an easy fix–one that does not require meat producers and packers to prevent contamination. Irradiation works, but raises feasibility and other concerns. How about electrocution? Food Production Daily reports that hitting meat with electrical current reduces toxic E. coli O157:H7 on meat surfaces… Continue Reading