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Meat Recall

Slaughterhouse Allegedly Sold Meat From Cows With Cancer

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 02.26.2014 | Healthy Living

The nearly 9 million pounds of beef recalled from a California slaughterhouse this month may have come from cows sick with cancer, inside sources are ...

GROSS: Plastic Found In Recalled School Lunch Meat

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 09.25.2013 | Business

More than 58,000 pounds of beef intended for school lunches is being recalled after the U.S. Department of Agriculture discovered the meat may contain...

More Than 22,000 Pounds Of Beef Possibly Contaminated

Posted 06.21.2013 | Business

More than 22,000 pounds of beef are feared contaminated with E. coli, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service annou...

Company Recalls 468,000 Pounds Of Meat Over Bacteria Concerns

AP | Posted 04.15.2013 | Business

NEW ORLEANS -- The U.S. Department of Agriculture says a Louisiana-based meat packing company has expanded a recall of meat products because of possib...

Company Recalls Meats After Listeria Kills 2

AP | NICK PERRY | Posted 07.19.2012 | Food

WELLINGTON, New Zealand -- A New Zealand meat company has recalled several of its products after tests showed a possible link to a listeria outbreak t...

USDA Suggests Testing Meat Before It Goes To Stores

Posted 06.06.2011 | Food

In an effort to reduce the amount of consumer illnesses and deaths due to contaminated meat, the USDA has announced a "test and hold" rule that will d...

Turkey Burger Recall Announced

Posted 06.03.2011 | Business

The Jennie-O Turkey Store has recalled 54,960 pounds of frozen, raw turkey burger products, the U.S. Department of Agriculture announced. The recal...

Total Recall: Farm Animal Cruelty, Public Health Connected

Wayne Pacelle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food
Wayne Pacelle

The lifelong extreme confinement of laying hens in tiny cages is not just inhumane, it's also been linked to human disease. Every one of the eggs recently recalled for Salmonella came from hens confined in cages.

Rachel Maddow Takes on Corporate Agribusiness PR. Next Up, the Fight for Food Safety?

Paula Crossfield | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Paula Crossfield

Rachel Maddow continues her work pulling back the layers of American politics to expose underhanded and manipulative lobbying tactics to the public.

Meat Recall, Economic Downturn: What Will Happen To Whole Foods?

New York Times | Stephanie Clifford | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Whole Foods Market said Monday it would tighten oversight of its suppliers to keep substandard products out of stores, after recalling ground beef tha...

Abusive Slaughterhouse Billed $67 Million For Recall

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

CHINO, Calif. — The federal government said Thursday it has billed a California slaughterhouse more than $67 million for expenses associated wit...

Meat Recall Prompts Call for USDA Reform

AP | JACOB ADELMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

LOS ANGELES — The U.S. Department of Agriculture's twin mandates of promoting the nation's agriculture and monitoring it for safety are being qu...

Inspectors Say Meat Safety Is Threatened

AP | GILLIAN FLACCUS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

LOS ANGELES — Sometimes, government inspectors responsible for examining slaughterhouse cattle for mad cow disease and other ills are so short-s...

Beef Industry Responds to Secret Video

AP | IVAN MORENO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

DENVER — Despite a secretly taped video showing workers at a Southern California slaughterhouse abusing sick or crippled animals, nearly all cat...

Topps Meat Shuts Down After Huge Beef Recall

AP | Jeffrey Gold | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Topps Meat Co. on Friday said it was closing its business, six days after it was forced to issue the second-largest beef recall in U.S. history and 67...