NC Firm Recalls Pork Products For Undeclared Allergen

February 8, 2010 USDA FSIS

The Murphy House, a Louisburg, N.C., establishment, is recalling approximately 2,850 lbs. of pork barbecue products because they may contain an undeclared allergen, soy flour, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. Soy flour is a known potential allergen, which is not declared on the label.

Denver Area Safeway, King Soopers Meat Cutters Approve 4-year Contract

February 8, 2010 Matt Clough, 9 News Colorado

Metro area Safeway and King Soopers grocery store clerks and meat
cutters ratified a four-year contract Thursday night that they rejected in a
vote late last year.

American Lamb Is For Lovers In Seattle

February 8, 2010 American Lamb Board

The American Lamb Board is heating up the Seattle area this February in celebration of Lamb Lovers Month with lambtastic events throughout the city.

New Methods Aim To Keep E. Coli In Beef Lower All Year

February 8, 2010 Elizabeth Weise, USA Today

Industry and researchers are turning their sights to new technologies being deployed on the farm, the feedlot and at the slaughterhouse to knock E. coli O157:H7 down to winter levels all year round.

Communications Guru Mixes Barbecue With Business

February 8, 2010 Ron Shewchuk, ABC, MC

Ron “Rockin’ Ronnie” Shewchuk brings his meaty motivational message to conferences in Vancouver and Calgary.