No Link Seen Between Meat And Risk Of Brain Cancer

October 2, 2009 Amy Norton, Reuters

A new study reported in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition states that despite theories to the contrary, adults who eat a lot of meat may not have a heightened risk of the most common type of malignant brain tumor.

Cheaper US Pork Seen As Supply Remains Abundant

October 2, 2009 Jerry Bieszk, Reuters

Consumers will continue to get plentiful pork at grocery stores well into next year, analysts said on Friday. The country is awash in pork amid a slowdown in export demand due to the spread of the H1N1 flu.

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.