Beef Joins Turkey in Nationwide Salmonella Recall

At least 246 people have gotten sick between August and October due to salmonella linked to JBS Tolleson beef. After 3,500 tons were recalled in October, the US Dept. of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service linked at least three recent patients to the company’s beef, prompting another 2,500 tons to be recalled. The beef has been sold at over …

18.6 Million Pounds of Meat Recalled in 2014

Earlier this month, the US Department of Agriculture released a summary of the meat and poultry recalls that were issued throughout 2014 – and the list is a frightening reminder about just how “unwholesome” and unsafe meat can be.  Why exactly did 18.6 million pounds of meat get recalled last year? The risk of pathogens, such as E.Coli, Salmonella, and Listeria, …