Safety Of Beef Processing Method Is Questioned

When USDA approved of an ammonia treatment to kill e. coli in beef products, it was considered so effective, that the company who created the process, Beef Products Inc., was exempted from routine testing of product sold to the public. But mandatory school-lunch testing has revealed Beef Products Inc. products to be contaminated, challenging the safety claims of the process.

Pilgrim’s Pride Completes Reorganization; New Stock To Trade On NYSE

December 31, 2009 Pilgrim's Pride Corporation

Pilgrim’s Pride Corporation today announced that the company and six of its subsidiaries have emerged from Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection after a 13-month restructuring. The reorganized company’s common stock will begin trading tomorrow on the New
York Stock Exchange under the symbol “PPC.”

Out With The Poinsettia, In With The Winter Blooming Cyclamen

The cyclamen offers a dazzling cold weather flower option for your home after the holiday poinsettias have enjoyed their run.

New Addition to Sartori Reserve BellaVitano Family

December 31, 2009 Sartori Foods

Sartori will introduce its latest award winning BellaVitano cheese – Balsamic BellaVitano – at the January 2010 Fancy Food show in San Francisco. This work of art has significant notoriety by winning several high profile awards.

FDA’s Folic Acid Policy A Success, Report

A new study demonstrates that the FDA has scored a policy success through getting the dosage for folic acid fortification of flour right in the US.