Browsing the "beef" Tag

Central Valley Meat Company Recalls 58240 Pounds of Ground Beef

September 22nd, 2013 | by Heather Carr

Central Valley Meat Company of Hanford, California recalled 58,240 pounds of ground beef this week because it contained bits of plastic. Last year, this same company was shut down by the USDA for inhumane handling of cattle. The company is one of the top suppliers to the National School Lunch Program


Keep Pink Slime Out of Burgers (Petition)

June 28th, 2011 | by Becky Striepe

We've talked about so-called "pink slime" around here before, and now there's a petition targeting the FDA asking them to ban the stuff. In case you're not familiar with pink slim or "Boneless Lean Beef," as it's known in the industry, here's a description from the petition


Could You Eat Bugs?

April 13th, 2011 | by Jeannie Moulton

Researchers say that insects will become increasingly important as a protein source, as conventional meat becomes more scarce and expensive



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