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Beef prices at an all time high; Big Impact on Consumers

January 16, 2014 by


Beef has never been more expensive, and rarely more controversial. From top-end T-bone to Big Mac, the future of the beef industry is at stake, according to CNBC. The most obvious expression of this is its price. Cattle futures in the U.S. scaled all-time highs in 2013, and are predicted to peak at a record […]

Reusable bags redux: wash them

January 11, 2014 by


by Ben Chapman The reusable-shopping-bags-are-full-of-bacteria stories are uh, being recycled, but at least the alarmist nature has subsided. Barrett Newkirk of the Desert Sun writes that while reusable shopping bags can contain bacteria (except not citing pathogens) that the risk reduction solution is pretty easy – wash them. Newkirk cites the only published microbiological-risks-in-bags study from Williams and […]

Update: 90,000 pounds of Meat and Poultry Products Produced Under Unsanitary Conditions including Rodents Recalled

December 12, 2013 by


Update: Yauk’s Specialty Meats, is expanding its recall to include an undetermined amount of various meat and poultry products that were produced under insanitary conditions, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. The products being recalled today are in addition to the approximately 90,000 pounds of various meat and poultry […]

Missouri Meat Processor Recalls Beef, Pork products for E.coli

December 5, 2013 by


Cloud’s Meats, Inc. is recalling beef and pork products possibly contaminated with E. coli. following positive test results for non-0157 Shiga toxin-producing E. coli (STECs) in samples of items produced mid-November. The meat processor is recalling approximately 1450 pounds of meat, including ground beef and pork, sausage and steaks. The recalled products are marked with […]

Sysco Food Corp. Employees Claim Food Sheds Commonly Used Throughout U.S. and Canada

October 1, 2013 by


By Vicky Nguyen, Kevin Nious and Jeremy Carroll After years of silence, Sysco Corporation employees across North America are finally speaking out about a longstanding practice by the world’s largest food distributor that put the public’s health at risk. Their startling revelations come in response to an NBC Bay Area investigation in July that uncovered […]


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