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.

Crown I Enterprises Recalls Ground Beef, Possible E. Coli O157:H7

June 23, 2010 USDA FSIS

Crown I Enterprises, Inc., a Bay Shore, N.Y., establishment, is recalling approximately 3,700 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 today.

Congratulations Albertson’s

Congratulations are in order for Albertsons in Abilene. Their full-page advertisement on USDA Quality Beef Grades in the June 13 Abilene Reporter-News is superb.

Gene Nemechek Elected President Of National Pork Board

June 22, 2010 National Pork Board

Gene Nemechek, a swine veterinarian from Springdale, Ark., has been elected president of the National Pork Board by his fellow board members. The board also elected Everett Forkner, a pork producer from Richards, Mo., vice president. Both will serve one-year terms effective July 1.

Smithfield, Patrick Cudahy Parent, Bids On Butterball

Smithfield Foods Inc., America’s top hog producer and parent of Patrick Cudahy Inc. is talking turkey with an offer to acquire a majority stake in Butterball LLC.