Official Minnesota Twins Hot Dogs Now Available At Retail

July 30, 2010 Schweigert Meats

Minnesota Twins baseball fans can now get a bit of that authentic baseball experience — and flavor — at home. Three of the Schweigert hot dogs created especially for the Minnesota Twins can now be found in specially marked packages at Minnesota and Wisconsin grocers.

Chicken Producers Debate ‘Natural’ Label

A disagreement among poultry producers about whether chicken injected with salt, water and other ingredients can be promoted as “natural” has prompted federal officials to consider changing labeling guidelines.

Protein Labeling Study Spotlights Consumer Needs On Beef Packages

The Beef Checkoff Program, the National Pork Board and Yerecic Label announces the completion of Phase One of the second Protein Labeling Study (PLS II). The PLS II study identifies current consumer information needs while shopping the meat case, explores consumer recipe use, and tests a variety of on-pack labels for general appeal and functionality.

Hog Futures Jump As U.S. Bacon Demand Increases; Cattle Decline

Hog futures rose to the highest price in almost three weeks on signs that U.S. supplies of bacon are trailing consumer demand. Cattle declined.

San Francisco Celebrates Its Love Of Lamb

July 30, 2010 American Lamb Board

The American Lamb Board and California Lamb Producers, in partnership with the Golden Gate Restaurant Association (GGRASF) and San Francisco magazine, brought together dozens of San Francisco’s top restaurants, chefs and area wineries at Fort Mason pavilion on July 18 to celebrate American Lamb.