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…

Costco Wholesale Canada Ltd. has recalled fresh veal cubes sold in certain Costco warehouses in Eastern Canada because they may contain pieces of metal.

There have been no injuries reported in connection with the veal cubes.

The veal cubes, item #50088, have a best-before date of Feb. 19, 2012 and were sold on Feb. 9 …

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 …

Antibiotic drug residues were too high in bob veal calves sold for slaughter recently by dairy farms in Wisconsin and Illinois.

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) discovered the animal drug misuse during inspections of Veeser Farms at Casco, WI and Hunter Haven Farms Inc. at Pearl City, IL.

In an inspection from last …

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, …

A California farm that the federal government claims has “a long history of illegal drug residues (antibiotics)” in its veal calf meat has been shut down.

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced Tuesday that the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California, Sacramento Division, entered a consent decree of permanent injunction against John C. …

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is requesting comments on two petitions for rulemaking submitted to the agency by animal rights groups aimed at reforming the agency’s policies on non-ambulatory disabled livestock at slaughter.

A petition submitted by the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) requests that FSIS repeal …

An Ohio dairy farm went way over the limit for using the antibiotics Sulfamethoxazole in conjunction with Trimethoprim in treating an ill animal, probably for a urinary tract infection.

Raber View Holstein, based outside Millersburg, then sold the bob veal calf for slaughter as food for human consumption.  

USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service …