New Universal Nourishment LLC, a Miami Beach, FL. firm, is recalling 368 pounds of beef burger patty products that were repackaged, relabeled and distributed without the benefit of federal inspection, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’sContinue Reading Beef patties distributed in Florida recalled over lack of federal inspection
Major problems remain in the Polish control system for beef and poultry meat, according to the European Commission’s health and safety agency.
A remote DG Sante audit, in October 2021 in Poland, followed-up two audits…Continue Reading EU return audit to Poland finds unresolved issues; Salmonella in poultry still a problem
Researchers have assessed the role of certain food types in causing illness from different pathogens in three African countries.
They presented attribution estimates for Campylobacter, enterotoxigenic E. coli (ETEC), Shiga-toxin producing E. coli, Salmonella, Cryptosporidium, Brucella, and Mycobacterium bovis for…Continue Reading Experts estimate foodborne disease burden in African nations
A group of cattle ranchers is pushing hard for reforms on country-of-origin-labeling, known as COOL, and the U.S. Secretary of Agriculture says he is already working on the situation.
R-CALF United Stockgrowers of America is…Continue Reading USDA secretary says he is working on ‘made in the USA’ labeling for beef; cattlemen want faster action
A study has pointed to a reduction in Salmonella contamination rates of frozen breaded chicken sold in the United Kingdom.
Frozen, breaded, ready-to-cook chicken products have a browned, cooked external appearance, which may be perceived…Continue Reading UK survey shows Salmonella decline in frozen breaded chicken
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You’ve probably heard a lot about the new plant-based foods — meatless beef and poultry and dairy-free milk, for example, but most people don’t know much, if anything, about them. In fact,…
Continue Reading Plant-based meat, dairy and eggs: A game changer or a flash in the pan?
Two audits by the European Commission’s health and safety body have looked at meat controls in Uruguay and France. The audit reports have been released recently.
The virtual audit by DG Sante in Uruguay in…
Continue Reading EU verifies meat controls in Uruguay and France
The World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) won’t make any change to Brazil’s status as a “negligible risk” country for Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE). Also called “mad cow disease,” BSE is a chronic degenerative disease…
Continue Reading Mad cows in Brazil won’t change country’s ‘negligible risk’ status for BSE
The USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) has released new guidance documents for controlling beef and raw poultry pathogens.
The FSIS Inspection Program Personnel (IPP) announced the availability of the new guidance at weekly…
Continue Reading New guidelines designed to knock down Campylobacter and Salmonella levels
Omaha’s Greater Omaha Packing recalled 295,236 pounds of raw beef products late today. The beef was for non-intact use but was suspected of contamination of E. coli O157:H7, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s…
Continue Reading Omaha Packing recalls 295,236 pounds of beef for E. coli O157:H7