On Tuesday the Kansas City Star published the final installment of “Beef’s Raw Edges,” its three-day investigative series examining the current state of the U.S. beef industry. The project was spearheaded by Pulitzer
Kirkland brand Strip Loin Grilling Steaks sold at Costco in Edmonton, Alberta — which apparently originated at the city’s XL Foods Inc. — were recalled Wednesday after the beef products were specifically linked to four…
An Oklahoma company is recalling approximately 875 pounds of “center cut steaks” because they actually are turkey filets.
In addition, the turkey filets contain the allergens wheat and soy, and the package labels do not
On Christmas Eve 2009, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA’s) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced that National Steak and Poultry was recalling 248,000 pounds of mechanically tenderized beef products contaminated with E. coli
The first E. coli O157:H7 claim against National Steak and Poultry (NSP), an Oklahoma meat manufacturing facility, was filed yesterday in the Third Judicial District Court of Salt Lake City. Marler Clark, the Seattle-based foodborne
Missing details of National Steak and Poultry’s Christmas Eve recall of 124 tons of beef and the associated outbreak of E. coli O157:H7 are slowly coming out from a variety of sources.
A dozen days have passed since the Christmas Eve beef recall by Oklahoma-based National Steak and Poultry and still basic information has not been disclosed.
Not only has the federal government not named all of
In the eight day period from Christmas Eve to New Year’s Day we have seen the worst performance out of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) and the Centers for
As the E. coli O157:H7 outbreak tied to a nationwide recall of mechanically tenderized steaks–and 21 illnesses in 16 states–continues to unfold, questions about where the meat was distributed remain unanswered.
Oklahoma-based National Steak and
Mechanically tenderized steaks are comparable in safety to unprocessed steaks and do not need special labeling, according to the American Meat Institute (AMI), the group that represents 95 percent of the red met industry.