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Tag: beef

Central Valley Meat Company Recalls 58240 Pounds of Ground Beef

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)

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?

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

American Heart Association Partners With Beef Board

The American Heart Association (AHA) has partnered with the Beef Board, the USDA-managed program that markets beef, to put the association’s HeartCheck symbol on three cuts of lean beef. But just because a food is low in saturated fat and cholesterol does not mean it’s healthy.