Category: ground beef

Health Canada Warning Labels to Exclude Ground Meats, Says Health Minister

Canadians will see warning labels for foods high in saturated fat, sodium, or sugar, but none on ground meats, the federal health minister announced today. They’ll be placed on pre-packaged foods that contain more than 15 per cent of the suggested daily value of saturated fat, sugars, or sodium. For pre-packaged meals, the warnings will…


Health Canada Proposal for Warning Label on Ground Beef Upsets Ranchers

Beef producers are mounting opposition to a Health Canada proposal to label ground beef sold in stores as high in saturated fat. The proposal is part of an upcoming policy requiring warning labels on foods high in saturated fat, sugars, and sodium. Jennifer Babcock, senior manager of government relations for the Canadian Cattlemen’s Association, says…


Over 120,000 Pounds of Ground Beef Recalled Nationwide Over E. Coli Concerns

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA’s) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) recently announced a recall of 120,872 pounds of ground beef nationwide over concerns it may be contaminated with E. coli O103. Lakeside Refrigerated Services, a processing facility based in Swedesboro, New Jersey, issued the recall over the affected products. The products were produced between…


Over 28,000 Pounds of Ground Beef Recalled for Possible E. Coli Contamination

Nearly 13 tons of packaged ground beef shipped to retailers in at least seven U.S. states are being recalled over possible E. coli contamination, the U.S. Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced on Thursday. The recall applies to approximately 28,356 pounds of the raw meat products produced on Dec. 20 and sold to retail…