Stay-At-Home Consumers Bite Into Pricey Steaks

November 3, 2009 Staff Reporter, Reuters

Researchers have found that more restaurant-quality prime- and choice-grade steaks are being served on family dinner tables. With restaurant business on the decline, meat companies are now shipping more of their restaurant fare to grocery stores and consumers are buying it.

Fairbank Farms Recalls Ground Beef For Possible E. coli O157:H7 Contamination

November 2, 2009 USDA FSIS

New York firm Fairbank Farms is recalling approximately 545,699 pounds of fresh ground beef products that may be contaminated with E. coli O157:H7. The recall was prompted by illnesses in Connecticut, Maine and Massachusetts.

Cargill Partnering With Grocers On Turkey Donation

27 markets participating in Cargills More to Share program which will donate 80,000 pounds of turkey to hunger-fighting organizations during the upcoming holiday season.

Foster Farms Celebrates Over 20 Years of Holiday Turkey Helpline

October 29, 2009 Foster Farms

Consumers count on Foster Farms Turkey Helpline experts and web resources for step-by-step cooking instructions, creative recipes, and holiday entertaining tips.

OnTrace And OIMP Collaborate On Pilot To Advance Meat Traceability

October 28, 2009 OnTrace

OnTrace Agri-food Traceability and the Ontario Independent Meat Processors (OIMP) association are collaborating on the first traceability pilot project between OnTrace and the food processing industry with the goal of improving processed meat traceability.traceability..