Yesterday morning, Cargill recalled 185,000 pounds of ground turkey. The ground turkey was processed at the same plant that had 36 million pounds of ground turkey recalled in early August. Despite how that sounds at first, this is an example of how the food industry should work.
Cargill recalled 36 million pounds of ground turkey today. The recall is in response to the ongoing salmonella outbreak which has sickened at least 77 people and killed one. While [ … ]
One death and a total of 77 illnesses have been attributed to a drug-resistant variety of salmonella. The CDC has determined that the salmonella type is in ground turkey, but they’re not telling which producer has distributed the meat.
The salmonella outbreak has spurred calls for a mandatory vaccination of hens against the bacteria. But can a vaccine fix the problems of industrial egg production?
Egg substitutes for your recipes during the recall. Learn about eggs’ purpose in recipes, and how you can get around using them.
Eggs from hens that are confined in cages or crowded sheds are more likely to be contaminated with Salmonella, while eggs from pasture raised chickens are less at risk.
The egg recall expanded to include more than a half billion eggs on Friday. Hillandale Farms of Iowa joined Wright County Egg in recalling shell eggs due to possible salmonella contamination.
Wright County Egg of Galt, Iowa has issued a recall for 380 million eggs possibly infected with salmonella. The company is a repeat offender of environmental laws and has paid fines for federal immigration charges and animal cruelty charges.
With each of the recent salmonella outbreaks, I seem to develop a mysterious, if wholly unfounded, distaste for the culprit in all its manifestations. When it was spinach, I switched [ … ]
The Latest on the Farm Bill Michael Pollan sent an email to his subscriber list with his take on the Farm Bill that was finally passed after much delay, debate, [ … ]