FSIS releases mechanically tenderized beef labeling rule

Just in time for the summer grilling season, new labeling requirements for mechanically tenderized beef roasts and steaks went into effect earlier this week and aim to make meat prepared in this fashion safer for consumers to eat.

Under this rule, these products (about 6.2 billion servings annually) must bear labels that state that they […]

Monday links

Kick off the month of March with the latest in food safety, animal safety, and agriculture news in this edition of Monday links.

Animal Science

Colder Weather Increases Challenges Posed by PED – The Pig Site A swine veterinarian reports, as expected, the colder winter weather has added to the challenge of controlling PED.

‘Antifreeze’ […]

Monday links

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Animal Science

New Year’s Resolutions for Maximizing Horse Health in 2015 – The Horse Some of the most common resolutions people make each year focus on improving their health or maintaining a healthy […]