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.
A few weeks ago, a herd of cattle in central Texas died after grazing on a field of bermudagrass. The diagnosis took a while because the USDA wanted to be sure, but the answer is certain – the cattle died of cyanide produced by the grass.
Research by the USDA on systems of caring for dairy cattle shows that a pasture-raised herd improves air and water quality significantly when compared to cattle in a confined animal-feeding operation (CAFO).
The benefits of organic and grass fed beef have been well documented. Numerous studies have shown that organic and grass fed beef has significantly higher levels of Omega 3s and [ … ]
Brazil’s new environment minister, Carlos Minc is committed to serious punative action when it comes to the estimated 60,000 cows that are raised on illegally deforested land in the region [ … ]