NY Firm Recalls Chicken Products Produced Without Inspection

March 12, 2010 USDA FSIS

N.Y. Gourmet Salads, Inc., a Brooklyn, N.Y., establishment, is
recalling an undetermined amount of various chicken products because the
products were produced without the benefit of federal inspection, the U.S.
Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced
today.

Is Grass-Fed Beef Better?

March 12, 2010 Megan Tempest, Chicagoist

Grass-fed beef is drawing a lot of attention. Film documentaries promote it,
many local farmers produce it, and an array of local restaurants serve it. Weve got the message that grass-fed beef is better than its grain-fed counterpart. But why?

Lamb Loving Cook Steals Hearts With Winning ‘Recipe For Romance’

March 12, 2010 American Lamb Board

Love was in the air this February as home cooks nationwide submitted
their surefire “Recipes for Romance” to the American Lamb Board in honor of Lamb
Lovers Month. Among the recipes to woo loved ones, Felice Bogus of Raleigh, NC,
stood out with her Spice-Kissed Mediterranean Lamb Chops.

N.E. Stop & Shop Meat Cutters Get A Raise After Ratifying Contract

Supermarket workers at Stop & Shop in southern New England ratified a contract
Sunday, ending weeks of difficult negotiations over wages and benefits.

Canada Mad Cow Case Delays OIE Status Change

March 11, 2010 Rod Nickel, Reuters

Canada has confirmed its 17th case of mad cow disease, a
finding that will delay any upgrade to its international risk status by one
year, a top industry official said on Wednesday.