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Man arrested at NY airport for smuggling cocaine in frozen meat

April 8, 2014 by


by Doug Powell Many years ago when I was a teenager, a long time ago in a galaxy far, far away (Canada), some friends went to Jamacia, and came back with a wooden owl – filled with ganga. Things haven’t changed much. From the frozen meat files, a man who was flying from Trinidad to […]

Meat processing plant cited with health violations

March 27, 2014 by


On Monday, March 17, the Florida Department of Health in Hamilton County received a nuisance complaint about improper storage of goat carcasses against House of Halal, also known as Quality Meats, a USDA meat processing plant located at 5128 Hwy. 41 So. in Jasper, according to an article in the Suwannee Democrat According to Department of […]

School Lunch Meat Supplier Shut Down by Feds

February 21, 2014 by


U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service withdrew its inspectors from the Central Valley Meat Co. Federal inspectors shut down a central California slaughterhouse that supplies beef to the National School Lunch Program because of unsanitary conditions. The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service said in a statement Tuesday that […]

Numerous violations found at Mississippi slaughterhouses

February 18, 2014 by


by Doug Powell Some meat processed for consumption in Mississippi has been kicked, contaminated, smeared with feces, left under dripping pipes and stored in insect-infested rooms, according to federal inspection records obtained by The Clarion-Ledger. Nineteen of the state’s 22 slaughterhouses racked up a combined 470 noncompliance records between May 16 and July 1, as […]

144,000 pounds of Poultry and Meat Products Recalled Nationwide

February 1, 2014 by


House of Smoke, Inc is recalling approximately 144,000 pounds of meat and poultry products (including bratwurst / brotwurst, fully cooked sausage-type products, and raw fresh products) because of an undeclared allergen and misbranding. The products were processed with a releasing agent containing soy lecithin, a known allergen that is not declared on the label.   The following […]


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