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Target To Phase Out Pork From Cramped Sow Pens

Target Corp. is the latest major food company to tell its pork suppliers to phase out the use of cramped stalls for confining pregnant sows.

10/26/2012

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Beef Industry Profits From Fast-Growing Exports

Exports are big business for the U.S. beef industry, which shipped a record $5.4 billion worth of beef abroad last year.

04/26/2012

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Supervalu Stops Buying ‘Pink Slime’ Meat

At least three national supermarket operators have decided to stop buying ground beef that contains the filler now known as “pink slime.”

03/22/2012

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Pork Industry Moves To Group Pens At Great Cost

As pork producers build new barns and retrofit old ones to give hogs more space, they say consumers opposed to keeping pregnant sows in tight cages can expect to pay for their clearer consciences with higher food prices.

03/22/2012

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Amelia Joins Frank In ‘The Cave,’ Both Shrink Waistlines

The hardest part of any diet isn’t starting it: It’s sticking to it. And even if you’re able to lose the weight, keeping it off can be difficult.

02/27/2012

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USDA Closing Minneapolis Office

The U.S. Department of Agriculture is shutting down 259 offices, labs and facilities across the country.

01/10/2012

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Cargill Resumes Ground Turkey Production

Minnesota-based meat giant Cargill says a northwest Arkansas plant is again producing ground turkey following a salmonella outbreak.

12/20/2011

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OSHA Cites Cargill Meat Solutions

The federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited Cargill Meat Solutions Corp. for 23 violations at its Milwaukee ground been production plant.

12/09/2011

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E. Coli Scare Prompts Ground Beef Recall

Tyson Fresh Meats Inc. is recalling about 131,300 pounds of ground beef because a family in Ohio fell ill after eating meat produced by the company that was contaminated with E. coli, the U.S. Department of Agriculture reported Wednesday.

09/28/2011

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Good Question: ‘Reply All’ To Recalls, Debt And The Potty

You’ve got recalls on the mind.

08/05/2011

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Cargill Sues Omaha Meatpacker Over 2007 Recall

Cargill Meat Solutions Corp. has filed a lawsuit against an Omaha meatpacking plant over a 2007 beef recall.

08/05/2011

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Ground Turkey Recall: Why Did It Take So Long?

Meat giant Cargill is recalling 36 million pounds of turkey after a government hunt for the source of a salmonella outbreak that has killed one person in California and sickened dozens more.

08/04/2011

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USDA Announces Recall Of 36M Lbs Of Ground Turkey

The Agriculture Department says meat giant Cargill is recalling 36 million pounds of ground turkey linked to a death in California and at least 76 other salmonella illnesses.

08/03/2011

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Ground Turkey Linked To Salmonella Outbreak

Minnesota is one several states where people have gotten sick due to a salmonella outbreak that appears to be linked to eating ground turkey.

08/02/2011

Good Question: When Is Beef Not 100 Percent Beef?

For a buck, we don’t expect Kobe beef. However, should Taco Bell be able to call its ground beef tacos “beef” when a group of lawyers say the taco is less than 40 percent beef?

01/25/2011

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