Congressman Steve King (R-IA) and Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad are pushing for a congressional probe into what many in the meat industry are calling a “smear campaign” against Lean Finely Textured Beef (LFTB), a formerly
Despite repeated E. coli outbreaks linked to undercooked ground beef, millions of Americans continue to favor their burgers slightly pink inside.
That’s the gist of a survey by researchers at the Centers for Disease Control
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) will no longer test dry and semi-dry fermented sausage and fully cooked meat patties for E. coli O157:H7.
Saying it has tested more than
Minute metal fragments found on a ready-to-eat hamburger prompted an Iowa company to recall approximately 10,668 pounds of beef patties, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced late Friday.
Like an aftershock following a big earthquake, an outbreak of E. coli is causing apprehension in France, but is said to be unrelated to the larger outbreak of O104:H4 centered in northern Germany.
“And how would you like your burger — medium, medium-well, or well-done?”
The cooked end of the spectrum is the only option at restaurants in North Carolina, where rare burgers have been banned by state
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) announced this week that Leadbetters Foods Inc. is recalling its Leadbetters Cowboy Beef Burgers for potential contamination with E. coli O157:H7.
According to a press release, CFIA is