US Plans For Australian Lamb

June 24, 2010 Andrew Norris, The Land

The US is set to adopt Australias Lambplan performance recording system in a move aimed at increasing lambs presence on supermarket shelves.

BBB: Door-to-Door Meat Sales Targeting N.C. Residents

June 24, 2010 Better Business Bureau

While many door-to-door salesmen are honest, every summer, Better Business Bureau serving Eastern North Carolina receives troubling complaints from consumers who purchased meat from door-to-door salespeople. BBB warns local consumers about companies going door-to-door locally, selling meat from coolers in trucks.

South Gate Meat Co. Recalls Ground Beef, Possible E. Coli O157:H7

June 24, 2010 USDA FSIS

South Gate Meat Co., a South Gate, Calif., establishment, is recalling approximately 35,000 pounds of ground beef products that may be contaminated with E. coli O157:H7, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced.

Smithfield Announced As Official Protein Supplier Of 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games

June 23, 2010 Smithfield Foods

Smithfield Packing Company, Inc., one of Americas largest meat companies, will contribute a new flavor of southern hospitality to the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games. As the Official Protein Supplier of the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games, Smithfield will provide protein products to food service operators during the 2010 Games.

Trowbridge Stays True With Old-Style Wieners

For more than a hundred years, artisanal handmade pork wieners have been a Southern Indiana tradition. Years ago, a company called Wenning’s produced hot dogs by the ton, and shipped them all over the region. In the early 1980s, Gary Wolf of Wolf’s Meat Market — a name dear to hearts of carnivorous New Albanians — took over the recipe.