U.S. to allow imports of some Italian cured meats

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is set to lift a decades-old ban on many cured meats from Italy on May 28.

The lifting of the ban – which has been in place for about 40 years – comes after the USDA declared certain areas of Italy free of swine vesicular disease, which can survive […]

Italy latest country to find horse meat in beef

One in five beef products tested in Italy have been found to contain horse meat, officials announced today.

Of 454 beef samples tested, 93 tested positive for horse meat at more than 1 percent. The tests in Italy followed the discovery of horse and pig meat in United Kingdom (U.K.) beef products earlier this year, […]