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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

FSIS Seeks Input from NACMPI on Veal Safety

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service announced that it will host a meeting of the National Advisory Committee on Meat and Poultry Inspection focused on veal safety in January. It has almost been a year since the committee last met. The two-day public meeting will review and discuss strengthening agency verification… Continue Reading

USDA Tightens Rules for Drug Residues in Food Animals

Federal meat safety officials are stepping up efforts to prevent meat with illegal levels of drugs or other chemicals from entering the food supply. The new plan – unveiled Monday by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) – is two-pronged. First, the agency will release a new compliance guide for… Continue Reading

Canada Veal Liver Recall Tied to E. Coli Outbreak

An outbreak of E. coli O157:H7 infections in several provinces prompted the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) to issue a warning about veal liver, but the health authority’s recall announcement doesn’t say how many people are sick or where the illnesses have been reported. The CFIA said White Veal Meat Packers Ltd. (Est. 412) is… Continue Reading

FDA Says Vermont Dairy’s Practices Not Yet Fixed

High animal drug residues have been found in the edible tissues of bob veal calves sold for slaughter by a Vermont dairy. Tissue samples taken after slaughter by the USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service  identified desfuroylceftiofur in the muscle tissue at 2.68 parts per million (ppm), desfuroylceftiofur in the kidney tissue at 13.53 ppm,… Continue Reading