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Ground lean veal recalled in Canada after E. coli testing

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency has posted a recall of ground lean veal by Vantage Foods Inc. The company cited possible E. coli O157:H7 contamination as the reason for the recall. Vantage Foods Inc. distributed the veal to various Food Basics brand supermarket locations in Ontario. Little detail was included in the recall notice, about how the possible contamination was discovered. “This recall was triggered by test… Continue Reading

NJ firm recalls 15 tons of poultry, beef for lack of milk on labels

Golden Platter Foods Inc. of Newark, NJ, has recalled 15.8 tons of ready-to-eat, breaded poultry and beef products because they were made with batter and cracker meal that contained milk, a known allergen that isn’t declared on the labels. Under federal law, the labeling problem is considered “misbranding” because milk is one of several allergens that must be… Continue Reading

Feds expand E. coli warning about Dutch veal imported to U.S.

A federal warning about potentially contaminated veal imported from the Netherlands has been expanded to include additional products distributed to restaurants and grocery stores in four states. The warning from the USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) now covers more than 1,600 pounds of Dutch veal that may be contaminated with Non-O157 Shiga toxin-producing… Continue Reading

Discovery of rare E. coli O111 triggers recall of veal, beef, pork

Marcho Farms Inc., in Souderton, PA, has recalled 5,620 pounds of boneless veal, ground veal, and beef and pork products that may be adulterated with non-O157 Shiga toxin-producing E. coli O111, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS). The veal, beef and pork products were produced on April 11… Continue Reading

More than 20 tons of veal recalled for rare Shiga toxin E coli

Ohio Farms Packing Co. Ltd. in  Creston, OH, has recalled 40,680 pounds of boneless veal products that may be contaminated with the rare E. coli  O103, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS). Also included in the recall is an undetermined amount of veal cutlets produced by Ohio Farms Packing… Continue Reading

E. coli O26 detected in recalled Louisiana meat products

Reserve-LA-based National Meat and Provisions late Friday recalled approximately 2,349 pounds of beef and veal products that may be contaminated with E. coli O26, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS). The raw non-intact beef and veal items were produced and packaged on Sept. 14-15, 2016. The following products… Continue Reading

E. coli cases traced to slaughterhouse; beef, veal, bison recalled

A Massachusetts meat company is recalling beef, veal and bison processed from July through this week because state and federal officials have linked it to a multi-state outbreak of E. coli O157:H7. Seven people in four states have been confirmed with infections from the outbreak strain of E. coli. Of the five victims interviewed as… Continue Reading

What is a Downer Calf?

Opinion

What is a downer calf? I will try and answer that question, and, in so doing, hope to better inform the 72 members of Congress who signed a letter to the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Agriculture urging him to prohibit the “slaughtering of non-ambulatory disabled calves (known as ‘downers’).” I will explain in… Continue Reading

12,000 Pounds of Veal Recalled for Multiple Strains of E. coli

United Processing LLC, a New York Mills, NY firm, is recalling approximately 12,600 pounds of boneless veal products because they may be contaminated with E. coli O157:H7, E. coli O145 and E. coli O45, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service said Friday. According to FSIS, the recall only applies to 60-lb…. Continue Reading