The Food Processing Suppliers Association (FPSA) released its slate of meat sessions as part of the PROCESS EXPO UNIVERSITY educational program. These sessions will take place on the PROCESS EXPO show floor throughout the four-day event.
The Agricultural Department announced the store's recall of 9,000 rotisserie Foster Farms chickens and related Kirkland Farms products such as soup, chicken salad and leg quarters purchased at Costco's South San Francisco store between Sept. 11 and Sept. 23.
The USDA says three California poultry processing facilities linked to a salmonella outbreak in raw chicken can stay open, for now. The agency said Foster Farms, which owns the facilities, has made "immediate substantive changes to their slaughter and processing to allow for continued operations."
The Infrabaker Roller Cooker is an Infrared cooker optimized for round products. Using this system, users can color, cook and cure a wide range of round-shaped products like sausage links, round hams and salami.
Montana officials want to make salvaging roadkill for the dinner table as easy as a mouse click. State officials plan to let drivers who accidentally kill big game to print out permits at home that allow them to harvest the meat for food.
Federal health officials have expanded a burger recall first announced last week due to possible E. coli O157:H7 contamination. The recall now includes President's Choice Beef Burgers sold nationally in Loblaws banner stores and Webers Bucket of Burgers, which may have been distributed across Canada.
The Alaska red king crab fishery that's featured on the popular reality show, "Deadliest Catch," faces an uncertain start because of the federal government's partial shutdown, and a late opening could have costly implications in Japan, which is a lucrative fishing market.
A judge has approved a class-action lawsuit against an Alberta company involved in the largest meat recall in Canada's history. Lawyer Richard Mallett says about 200 people who got sick from eating E. coli-tainted beef in Canada, as well as in the U.S., have so far joined the suit against XL Foods.
The USDA is threatening to shut down three California poultry processing facilities linked to a salmonella outbreak that has sickened 278 people across the country. The USDA said Foster Farms has until Thursday to tell the department how it will fix the problem. The company was notified Monday.
Chicken processed at Foster Farms facilities in California has been implicated in an 18-state-wide salmonella outbreak, but no recall has been ordered. Caroline Smith DeWaal of the Center for Science in the Public Interest speaks with "CBS This Morning" about the government shutdown's impact on food safety.
State environmental regulators are defending their oversight of Seaboard Food Inc.'s hog-feeding operation in western Kansas, responding to criticism from the Sierra Club, which says officials are not enforcing an odor-control provision in the permit for the 132,000-hog operation.
A public health alert has been issued for raw chicken packaged at three Foster Farms facilities in California, as 278 people have been sickened by salmonella linked to the chicken since March. Officials are not planning a recall, but reminded consumers that chicken should be cooked to 165 degrees.
A public health alert was issued for raw chicken packaged at three Foster Farms facilities in California as some 278 people have fallen ill since strains of Salmonella Heidelberg were first detected in March, the United States Department of Agriculture said in a statement Monday.
Registration for the 2014 Cattle Industry Convention and National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) Trade Show is underway. The 116th Annual Convention will be held in Nashville, Tenn., Feb. 4-7, 2014 and advanced registration is open until Jan. 10, 2014.
Crocodiles are increasingly difficult to spot in Jamaica, due to a growing taste for crocodile meat and even eggs in the country. Conservationists worried that the reptiles might be wiped from the wild altogether, although they've been protected by law since 1971.
Kuma's Corner has released a controversial burger of the month for October. The restaurant, which names its hamburgers after heavy metal bands, chose to name this month's burger after the Swedish band Ghost, whose members dress in religious robes and wear skeleton face makeup.
Big Blue Fisheries is recalling all of its smoked products from all lots and codes, various sizes, in vacuum packages because the products may not have been properly cooked and have the potential to be contaminated with Clostridium botulinum.
The American Meat Institute (AMI) has elected the six officers who will guide the organization through the next year. The election was held at AMI’s Board of Directors Meeting in Chicago. Elected to the chairmanship for 2013-2014 is Greg Benedict, President and COO of American Foods Group, LLC.
Kuma's Corner Restaurant in Chicago names its hamburgers after heavy metal bands. For October, the restaurant chose to name the burger after the Swedish band Ghost. Members of the band dress in religious robes and wear skeleton face makeup.
Kuma's Corner Restaurant in Chicago has cooked up a controversial burger, garnishing it with an unconsecrated communion wafer and a red wine reduction sauce. Luke Tobias, Kuma's Corner director of operations, said reaction has been a "mixed bag," but more positive than negative.
A U.S. district judge dismissed a lawsuit filed by the Humane Society of the United States over the National Pork Board’s purchase of the “Pork, The Other White Meat” trademark from the National Pork Producers Council (NPPC). HSUS argued that the sale and payments were unlawful.
The Land O'Frost lunch meat company is starting construction on a new headquarters building in northwestern Indiana. The company's new $6.4 million corporate headquarters in Munster will see it move about 50 employees from its current offices in Lansing, Ill.
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency is warning consumers to avoid certain Compliments brand Super 8 Beef Burgers because they may be contaminated with E. coli. The burgers were distributed in Ontario, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, and Newfoundland and Labrador.
The 7,600-square foot facility could handle up to 2,000 chickens or 1,000 turkeys per day. It would employ up to 30 people. Residents attended a Board of Health meeting Tuesday night to voice concerns about the proposal ranging from traffic, to noise and odors, to sinking home values.
A northeast Nebraska man accused of trying to have witnesses against him killed and selling uninspected meat to Omaha schools has made a plea deal with federal prosecutors. The deal ensures Paul Rosberg won't be sentenced to more than 18 months in prison, the Lincoln Journal Star said.