Demaiz Inc. Recalls Beef and Pork Tamale Products Due to Misbranding and Undeclared Allergen

October 21, 2021 USDA FSIS

Demaiz Inc., doing business as Mex-tamale Foods, a San Jose, California establishment, is recalling approximately 20,759 pounds of pork and beef tamales due to misbranding and undeclared allergen, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. The product contains sesame seeds, an allergen, which is not declared on the final product label. 

Mission Barns Partners With Silva Sausage Co., Completes First-Ever Scaled-Up Manufacturing Run of a Product Containing Cultivated Meat

October 20, 2021 Mission Barns

Mission Barns, a leader in cultivated fat, completed the first-ever scaled-up manufacturing run of a product containing cultivated meat with its Mission Chorizo Sausage. This Chorizo is a delicious blend of Mission Fat™ and plant-protein that together deliver all the succulence, sizzle and satisfaction you’d expect from a sausage but without the downsides common to conventional animal protein.

Thirty-Five Years of the Beef Checkoff: How the National Research and Marketing Program Works

October 20, 2021 Beef Checkoff

Thirty-five years ago, the Beef Checkoff program became a reality. Established as part of the 1985 Farm Bill, the Beef Checkoff is funded by producers and beef importers who pay a $1-per-head assessment on animals they market or import. The national marketing and research program has one primary goal: driving demand for beef. While the Beef Checkoff has been around for more than three decades, it’s a complex program that can be difficult to understand, even for those in the beef industry.

USDA Launches New Effort to Reduce Salmonella Illnesses Linked to Poultry

October 19, 2021 USDA

“Far too many consumers become ill every year from poultry contaminated by Salmonella,” said Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack. “We need to be constantly evolving in our efforts to prevent foodborne illness to stay one step ahead of the bad bugs. Today we’re taking action to help prevent Salmonella contamination throughout the poultry supply chain and production system to protect public health.”

United States Meat Market Report 2021: Market Stood at $262.54 Billion in 2020, and is Anticipated to Reach $308 Billion by 2026

October 19, 2021

The United States Meat Market stood at USD262.54 billion in the year 2020, and is anticipated to reach over USD308 billion by the end of 2026, growing at a CAGR of around 2.83%