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BPI drops some defendants from ‘pink slime’ civil action

ABC news reporters Diane Sawyer and Jim Avila and American Broadcasting Companies Inc. remain as defendants in $1.2 billion lawsuit brought by Beef Products Inc. in Dakota Dunes, SD.   However, the beef company that pioneered the product dubbed “pink slime” has agreed to drop its claims against ABC News Inc. and two former USDA… Continue Reading

Parnell Defense: Government Can’t Prove Deadly Salmonella Came From PCA

Will 'Hamburger Defense' Work for Peanut Paste?

Call it the hamburger defense. Attorneys for Stewart Parnell, the former Peanut Corporation of America president and chief executive officer, have hit upon a tried and true defense lifted straight from the meat industry. They claim there is no way to prove that a deadly pathogen came from their client’s specific product. In 20 years… Continue Reading

Food Safety News Nice List 2010

It’s Christmas and time for Food Safety News to present its second annual Nice List.   For the nice, being on our Nice List is as good as it gets, although those named should not expect anything more (from us) than this: Merry Christmas from all of us at Food Safety News! (If you missed… Continue Reading