CFIA Updated Recall – European Butcher brand Smoked Pork Hock Recalled due to Listeria Monocytogenes

September 27, 2021 Canadian Food Inspection Agency

The food recall warning issued on September 8, 2021 has been updated to include additional product information. This additional information was identified during the Canadian Food Inspection Agency’s (CFIA) food safety investigation.

USDA Announces Appointments to the American Lamb Board

September 27, 2021 USDA

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced the appointment of four members to each serve three-year terms on the American Lamb Board. The terms begin January 2022 and end January 2025.

Certified Piedmontese Raises $20k to Support BackPack Program for Children

September 24, 2021 Certified Piedmontese

On Sep. 17 and 18, Certified Piedmontese partnered with Chef David Olson, creator of Live Fire Republic, in a dining-for-charity fundraising event and raised $20k in support of the BackPack Program by the Food Bank of Lincoln as part of the Guest Chef Series launched by Casa Bovina.

Enviro Tech Introduces PeraGuard – the First Dry Peracetic Acid (PAA) Sanitizer

September 24, 2021 Enviro Tech Chemical Services

Based on patented controlled-release technology, PeraGuard® is activated by water or moisture. It is a highly concentrated, odorless, and dustless application that is decidedly effective against E. coli, listeria, salmonella, staphylococcus and many other deadly pathogens. 

Making Prop 12 Compliant Pork Accessible

Since the early 1970s, producers have used gestation crates to house sow for the duration of their pregnancy. The sow lives, eats, and sleeps in a two-and-half-by-seven-foot stall. They cannot move around freely or socialize. Producers justify these long-standing, industry-wide practices claiming they nurture and protect the sow from other, more aggressive pigs, preventing fights and potential injury to both the sow and the piglet.