C&S Wholesale Grocers Recalls Meat and Poultry Products due to Possible Temperature Abuse During Transport at Two Stores in New York

June 21, 2019 USDA FSIS

C&S Wholesale Grocers, located in Westfield, Mass. is recalling an undetermined amount of ready-to-eat and not-ready-to-eat meat and poultry products due to temperature abuse during transport, which may have resulted in the growth of spoilage organisms or pathogens, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. Temperature abuse may result in the growth of the proliferation of Staphylococcus aureus, Shiga-toxin producing E. coli, Listeria monocytogenes and Salmonella.

Louisiana Governor Signs Vegan Meat Labeling Bill

June 20, 2019 Associated Press

Vegan bacon, broccoli rice and other veggie foods will need new names to stay on Louisiana’s grocery store shelves next year.

Process Expo 2019 Adds Second Meat Production Line to Show Floor Activities

The Food Processing Suppliers Association (FPSA) today announced the participants in the second meat production line that will be on display on the PROCESS EXPO 2019 show floor. PROCESS EXPO takes place October 8-11, 2019 at Chicago’s McCormick Place and live demonstrations of the pepperoni line will be scheduled three times daily to walk attendees through the production process.

Farm to Grocery Cart Immersion Experience

The Pennsylvania Beef Council (PBC) and the Northeast Beef Promotion Initiative (NEBPI) partnered to provide a unique “Farm To Grocery Cart” beef and veal immersion experience for representatives from the Ahold Delhaize group. Those in attendance specifically represented the Giant Martin Brand which has 172 retail locations within the northeast.

Global Roundtable for Sustainable Beef (GRSB) to Host Latin American Beef Sustainability Summit

The Global Roundtable for Sustainable Beef (GRSB) along with Arcos Dorados (world’s largest independent McDonald’s franchisee), GTPS, and with support from the Global Agenda for Sustainable Livestock, will host a Latin American Sustainable Beef Summit July 10-12, 2019 in São Paulo, Brazil.