United States, Russia Reach Agreement To Resume Poultry Exports To Russia

June 25, 2010 USDA

Today United States Trade Representative Ron Kirk and Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack welcomed the announcement that the United States and Russia have reached an agreement to permit the resumption of U.S. poultry exports to Russia.

Al Fresco Chicken Sausage Wins Family Circle’s ‘Circle Of Excellence’ Award

June 25, 2010 Al Fresco

Al Fresco America’s #1 chicken sausage was recently awarded Family Circle’s “Circle of Excellence” mark, announced in the April 17 issue. Family Circle’s “Circle of Excellence”, a consumer product award, recognizes five “editor recommended” and “mom-approved” winners in three categories including food, household products and beauty, recommending these products “with confidence.”

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.

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.