posted on August 1, 2014 at 2:10 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal appeals court on Tuesday upheld new government rules requiring labels on packaged steaks, ribs and other cuts of meat to say where the animals were born, raised and slaughtered.The meat industry has attempted to...
posted on April 5, 2013 at 11:20 AM
Don't know your pork butts from your rump roasts? It may be getting a little easier.
The American meat industry is rolling out a refresh of the often confusing 40-year-old system used for naming the various cuts of beef, pork, lamb and veal....
posted on October 12, 2012 at 11:51 AM
Idaho's largest dairy says it is taking steps to prevent further abuse.
posted on October 12, 2012 at 11:38 AM
The inspection stoppage happened after a U.S. Agriculture Department inspector saw a truck driver beating hogs he was delivering to the plant.
posted on April 5, 2012 at 3:50 PM
The campaign against the backlash over the use of lean, finely textured beef or LFTB, moved to a different level this week.
posted on March 30, 2012 at 7:25 PM
Governors tour a Midwestern packing plant and vouch for the safety of U.S. beef. The Agriculture Department releases its much-anticipated prospective plantings estimates. Despite political rhetoric, analysis reveals little correlation between...
posted on March 30, 2012 at 3:40 PM
A hastily planned tour of Beef Products’ South Sioux City plant came amidst a public relations nightmare over a process known within the industry as finely textured beef.
posted on March 2, 2012 at 7:25 PM
The rally continues on Wall Street, accompanied by a concurrent recovery on Main Street. Soaring meat prices prompt one lawmaker to seek a federal ban on packer ownership of livestock. The Iowa legislature approves a bill making it a crime to enter...
posted on November 18, 2011 at 9:37 AM
(AP) ST. LOUIS
The U.S. Department of Agriculture said Tuesday it will abandon portions of a sweeping antitrust rule proposed for meat companies if Congress does not provide money for enforcement.
A Congressional committee voted late Monday to...