Hillshire Farm Unveils Chicken Hardwood Smoked Sausage

February 11, 2010 Sara Lee Corporation

Sara Lee North American Retail announced today the launch of Hillshire Farm Chicken Hardwood Smoked Sausage.

Organ Meats & Their Ilk Ascend The Food Chain

Call it what you will – spare parts, offal, variety meats, mixed grille – the nose-to-tail movement is alive and well in some chefs’ kitchens.

CA Firm Recalls Frozen Pork Patty Mix, Undeclared Allergen

February 11, 2010 USDA FSIS

Champ Meatball Co., a Whittier, Calif., establishment, is recalling approximately 750 pounds of frozen cured pork patty mix because it contains an undeclared allergen, wheat and were distributed to retail establishments and restaurants in Arizona and California.

Hormel’s ‘Life Better Served Campaign’ Blends In Fresh Meat

February 10, 2010 Hormel Foods, LLC

Hormel Foods will market their extensive portfolio of Hormel branded products from familiar favorites like Hormel chili to newer offerings like Hormel refrigerated entrees in a single campaign. This initiative, launching today, supports all Hormel branded products through a single advertising platform: Life Better Served.

Natural Pigments Offer Sausage Shelf-Life Extension

Natural carotenoids like zeaxanthin may extend the shelf-life of refrigerated
sausages and allow formulators to remove artificial preservatives to tap
consumer trends, says a new study.