Today’s Pork Is More Healthful Than Ever

Although once considered a fatty meat, times have changed, and so has pork. According to the United States Department of Agriculture, todays pork is healthier. New breeding and feeding techniques, which have lowered fat levels, calories and cholesterol, and also virtually eliminated the problems caused by trichina parasites.

Minnesota Meat Market Owners Attend Convention, Earn Awards

Donnavon Eaker and Rachael Lee, owners of Steves Meat Market in Ellendale, MN attended the Minnesota Association of Meat Processors annual convention at the
St. Cloud Convention Center on March 12 and 13 and took home numerous awards.

Illinois Pork Producers Sponsor Baconfest Chicago

The modern infatuation with bacon has inspired “Baconfest Chicago” and the Illinois Pork Producers Association is taking this unique opportunity to connect with hundreds of
bacon-lovers in the Windy City, on April 10 at the Stan Mansion in Logan Square,
Chicago.

Jury Orders Tyson To Pay $7.3M To OK Chicken Growers

A McCurtain County, Oklahoma jury returned a $7.3 million verdict against Tyson Foods Inc. on Friday, finding the multinational corporation defrauded a group of 10 McCurtain County chicken growers through a series of deceptive and coercive business practices.

Lorentz Meats Recalls Ham Products For Possible Listeria Contamination

April 5, 2010 USDA FSIS

Lorentz Meats, a Cannon Falls, Minn., establishment, is
recalling approximately 100 pounds of ham products that may be contaminated with
Listeria monocytogenes, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and
Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today.