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2012-04-30 10:27:29

CENTENNIAL, Colo., April 30, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Are you a "Cost Slicer," "Time Tackler" or "Family Chef?" These are just three of the eight "eating personalities" being introduced to help Americans learn more about how they can eat healthier. Following the release of the 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans and the MyPlate icon, comes the introduction of the My Plate, My Way interactive eating personality assessment tool developed by the beef checkoff. This tool, available at...

2012-04-30 06:25:18

NEW YORK, April 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- A new report from Rabobank's global Food & Agribusiness Research and Advisory department looks at the global beef industry, examining current trends in pricing, import and export markets, supply and demand, and the impact of both the lean fine textured beef (LFTB) controversy in the U.S. and Schmallenberg virus in the EU. In the report, Rabobank's global team of animal protein analysts says there are downside price risks in cattle/beef markets...

2012-04-29 23:02:03

Do you really want that burger? Check out these vegetarian beef substitutions guaranteed to be 100-percent mad cow disease free. Scottsdale, AZ (PRWEB) April 28, 2012 When mad cow disease strikes, it tends to make red meat enthusiasts a little nervous. Now that the latest case has struck, AloeVera.com is publishing a list of vegetarian beef alternatives that will help readers stay safe and enjoy great meals. Recent advancements in vegetarian cuisine have given rise to a whole new product...

USDA On The Hunt For Offspring Of BSE-infected Cow
2012-04-26 13:30:59

Lawrence LeBlond for RedOrbit.com After tests this week confirmed BSE (bovine spongiform encephalopathy) in a dead dairy cow from a California farm, the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) went on the manhunt, or cowhunt, for any offspring the dead animal may have had, stating they could also carry the fatal brain-eating disease. But while USDA officials say there is evidence that the disease can be passed on from a mother to their calf, John Clifford, the agency´s chief...

2012-04-25 06:24:45

NEW YORK, April 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Moo-ve over beef, Tony Little Body By Bison is hijacking backyard barbecues this summer, providing grill masters across the nation with a healthy yet delicious and affordable alternative to artery clogging red meat. America's Personal Trainer, Tony Little is proud to announce the nationwide launch of Body By Bison - a smarter, leaner and healthy alternative to beef. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120425/NY94643 ) Offering far more than...

California Mad Cow Case Poses No Threat To Humans
2012-04-25 09:14:40

Lawrence LeBlond for RedOrbit.com The first case of “mad cow” disease in six years has cropped up on a California dairy farm after health and food experts discovered the disease in a dead cow, the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) confirmed on Tuesday. Officials are calling the discovery a stroke of luck because tests are performed on only a small percentage of dead animals that are sent to the transfer facility in Hansford, California. “We randomly pick a number...

2012-04-24 10:26:05

Consumers Can Be Assured that U.S. Beef Remains Safe WASHINGTON, April 24, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement by AMI Executive Vice President James H. Hodges: "U.S. beef products are among the safest in the world and USDA's announcement today confirms that the U.S. animal disease surveillance system works to protect our herds and the public. USDA announced today that a dairy cow that died in California has tested positive for BSE. The animal was never...

On The Menu: Pink Slime And The Need For Balance
2012-04-03 12:55:24

Michael Harper for RedOrbit.com In 1904, journalist Upton Sinclair went undercover at a Chicago meat packing plant to investigate and research the lives of immigrant laborers. He worked for 7 weeks incognito in the Chicago stockyards, gathering information about what he saw. The end result was less of a story about immigrant workers and more of a shocking realization about the state of America´s meat packing industries and the working conditions therein. The Jungle, released in 1906,...

2012-03-29 14:21:48

SOUTH SIOUX CITY, Neb., March 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Five governors and lieutenant governors visited Beef Products, Inc. Thursday to tour its facility and see how lean finely textured beef is made. Governor Terry Brandstad, Iowa, Governor Rick Perry, Texas, Governor Sam Brownback, Kansas, Lt. Governor Rick Sheehy, Nebraska, and Lt. Governor Matt Michels, South Dakota, participated in the tour along with U.S. Under Secretary of Food Safety Dr. Elisabeth Hagen, several of the states'...

2012-03-29 06:24:35

WASHINGTON, March 29, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Meat Institute is urging media to stop using the term pink slime to describe lean finely textured beef (LFTB). The Institute issued the following statement today to news outlets across the country: When lean finely textured beef (LFTB) is processed, a machine much like a salad spinner or centrifuge is used to liquefy and spin fat away from wholesome, inspected beef trimmings that results when a carcass is cut into smaller...


Latest Beef Reference Libraries

Wild Water Buffalo, Bubalus arnee
2012-08-16 09:49:56

The wild water buffalo (Bubalus arnee) is a member of the Bovidae family that is native to Southeast Asia. It is also known as the Asiatic buffalo and the Asian buffalo. Its range includes Nepal, India, Cambodia, and Thailand and once included other areas like Laos and Pakistan, but populations there have gone extinct. In India, populations are mainly restricted to protected areas including Manas and Dibru-Saikhowa National Parks and D'Ering Memorial Wildlife Sanctuary, among other areas....

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2006-12-14 13:09:57

The African Buffalo or Cape Buffalo (Syncerus caffer) is a bovid from the family of the Bovidae. It is up to 5.6 ft (1.7 meters) high, 9.8 ft (3 meters) long, and can reach a weight of 1.1 tons (1000 kilograms). On average, an adult male stands about 5 ft (1.5 m) high at the shoulder and weighs 1,500lbs (680 kg), while a female is .3-.5 ft (10 - 15 cm) shorter and weighs between 1,100-1,300 pounds 500 - 600 kg. The Cape Buffalo is not closely related to the Asian Water Buffalo, but its...

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