Pick Up Pork: The All-American Value for Fall

October 9, 2009 National Pork Board

Celebrate National Pork Month by sharing these meal ideas with consumers from hard-working U.S. Pork Producers.

Firm Recalls Sausage Products Due To Mislabeling And Undeclared Allergens

October 2, 2009 USDA FSIS

28,470 pounds of a frozen skinless sausage cooked cured pork longanisa product is being recalled because it was inadvertently packaged with an incorrect label and may contain undeclared allergens, anchovies and/or sardines.

AMI Announces New Meat & Poultry Safety IQ Quiz

October 2, 2009 American Meat Institute

In conjunction with September’s National Food Safety Education Month, the American Meat Institute today posted a new meat and poultry IQ quiz.

Listeria Risks From High Pressure Cleaning

Food plant managers have been cautioned that washing down floor drains with high-pressure equipment could make it easier for Listeria monocytogenes to transfer from the outlet back onto the processing line.

Carcass Irradiation May Be Important Processing Aid In Enhancing Beef Safety

October 2, 2009 American Meat Institute

A recent USDA public meeting was held to solicit opinion on an AMI petition to allow Low-dose electron beam irradiation in beef plants. AMI petitioned for approval for use of this technology on the carcass surface only, which is largely used in ground beef manufacture where it constitutes about 5 percent of the ground beef blend.