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WTO rejects US country-of-origin labels for meat

posted on October 24, 2014 at 2:00 PM

Learning where the meat in your grocery store came from might get harder. In a ruling Monday, the World Trade Organization rejected U.S. rules requiring labels on packaged steaks, ribs and other cuts of meat identifying where the animals were born,... Full Story

Appeals court rules in favor of meat labels

posted on March 28, 2014 at 3:47 PM

A federal appeals court is allowing labels on certain cuts of meat to say where the animals were born, raised and slaughtered. The appeals court decision issued Friday dismissed an attempt by the meat industry to block the rules, which took... Full Story

USDA Allows More Meat, Grains In School Lunches

posted on January 3, 2014 at 12:28 PM

Guidelines restricting portion size were originally intended to combat childhood obesity, but many parents complained their kids weren't getting enough to eat. Full Story

FDA Asks For Voluntary Cutback on Subtheurapeutic Antibiotic Use in Animals

posted on December 13, 2013 at 6:43 PM

FDA Asks For Voluntary Cutback on Subtheurapeutic Antibiotic Use in Animals
FDA asks pharmaceutical companies to stop selling sub therapeutic doses of antibiotics for animal production. Full Story

Meat Groups Sue USDA Over Meat Labeling Rule

posted on July 12, 2013 at 11:02 AM

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Requiring meat labels to have more details about a product's origins is too costly and serves no public health or safety benefit, industry groups said Tuesday in announcing a lawsuit against U.S. Department of... Full Story

Inspectors Clean New Mexico Horse Slaughterhouse

posted on April 26, 2013 at 2:20 PM

Valley Meat Co. has become ground zero for an emotional, national debate over a return to domestic horse slaughter. Full Story

Poland finds horse meat DNA in beef samples

posted on March 1, 2013 at 4:34 PM

One of Poland's top veterinarians said Thursday that traces of horse-meat DNA have been found in beef samples taken from three meat processors - the first acknowledgement that the country could be a source of the horse meat that fraudulently ended... Full Story

Ireland Says Irish Meat Processor B&F Shipped Horse Meat Labeled 'Beef' to Czech Customer

posted on February 22, 2013 at 1:02 PM

DUBLIN (AP) — An Irish slaughterhouse has been caught labeling horse meat as beef and shipping it to a company in the Czech Republic, Ireland’s government announced Friday in the most clear-cut finding by any country since the... Full Story

Gov't Expanding E. coli Tests In Meat

posted on June 1, 2012 at 10:48 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) — The government is expanding E. coli testing in some raw meat, a move expected to prevent more people from contracting the bacteria that can cause severe illness or death. Starting Monday, the meat industry will have to... Full Story

Top Meat Antitrust Regulator Quits

posted on January 20, 2012 at 1:23 PM

A top federal antitrust regulator for meat companies is stepping down. J. Dudley Butler will end his tenure next week as head of the Grain Inspection Packers and Stockyards Administration, the agency said Thursday. Butler oversaw key parts of the... Full Story

Committee Finds Dutch Professor Faked Data For Years

posted on November 4, 2011 at 4:21 PM

AMSTERDAM (AP) — A prominent Dutch social psychologist who once claimed to have shown that the very act of thinking about eating meat makes people behave more selfishly has been found to have faked data throughout much of his career. In... Full Story

Western Ranchers Fight Push to Give Up Brands

posted on July 1, 2011 at 1:07 PM

OMAK, Wash (AP) — Ranchers have long used brands to keep track of their cattle and deter rustlers, but many now fear branding will become just another relic of the Old West as federal regulators look for new ways to track meat from hoof to plate. Full Story

Judge Hears From Farmers in Suit Against Pilgrim's

posted on June 24, 2011 at 2:06 PM

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) -- A federal judge heard more testimony Friday from farmers who allege poultry giant Pilgrim's Pride closed plants and ran them out of business to manipulate commodity chicken prices, which they say violated a... Full Story

New England looks to expand local beef industry

posted on June 3, 2011 at 3:06 PM

HARTFORD, Conn (AP) - With few slaughterhouses in New England equipped to process beef on a large scale, Paul Miller ships cattle from his dairy farm in eastern Connecticut about 300 miles to a meatpacker in Pennsylvania. Full Story

Study: Half of Supermarket Meat May Have Staph Bug

posted on April 21, 2011 at 3:04 PM

ATLANTA (AP) — Half the meat and poultry sold in the supermarket may be tainted with the staph germ, a new report suggests. Full Story
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