Lamb Loving Cooks Honored For Ewe-nique Holiday Recipes

November 25, 2009 The American Lamb Board

In their annual “Best American Lamb Family Recipe Contest” sponsored by the American Lamb Board. From Naples, Florida, Stephanie Ray’s Roasted Holiday Lamb Leg with Sassy Orange Sauce and from Darien, CT, Linda Rohr’s Lamb Strudel with Yogurt Mint Sauce were chosen for their flavor, creativity and diverse use of American lamb.

Roundy’s & the Roundy’s Foundation Help Families In Need This Thanksgiving

November 25, 2009 Roundy's Supermarkets, Inc.

Roundy’s Supermarkets, Inc. and the Roundy’s Foundation once again are trying to answer the growing need to feed the hungry with donations benefiting several food banks and meal programs in Wisconsin & Minnesota.

Senate Bill Would Require E. Coli Testing

November 24, 2009 Ben Garvin, The New York Times

Fed up with continued failures at stopping sicknesses related to beef safety, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, Democrat of New York, has introduced legislation that would require companies to test for a deadly E. coli strain and has introduced the E. Coli Eradication Act of 2009.

Turkey Buyers Finding Bargains As Grocery Stores Attract Holiday Shoppers

The price of frozen turkeys is helping many shoppers trying to make a dinner on
strained budgets, as retailers work to keep up with the competition and bring in
holiday sales, with some retailers offering price-matching guarantees to gobble up customers.

Comparing Sources Of Retail-Meat Price Data

November 20, 2009 Staff Reporter,

Recent legislation required USDA to investigate the use of an alternative source
of data on retail meat prices. A subsequent USDA study analyzed the value of both U.S. Department of Labors Bureau of Labor Statistics and point-of-purchase scanners in grocery stores in forecasting near-term market conditions.