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2013-08-19 23:17:25

Nebraska-based USA consumer awareness campaign seeks an end to aggressive performance-enhancing cattle drugs used in national youth show ring competitions. Beef Additive Alert (tm) demands an immediate beta agonist policy prohibition by both the USDA-NIFA and U.S. Department of Education's Future Farmers of America organization. Springfield, Nebraska (PRWEB) August 19, 2013 Beef Additive Alert™, a new national consumer action campaign, calls for an immediate ban of aggressive...

2013-08-15 23:02:21

100% grassfed organic milk produced by cows that eat only fresh grasses and dried forages, no supplemental grains or soybeans. When cows eat well, you do, too! La Farge, WI (PRWEB) August 15, 2013 Organic Valley, the nation’s largest cooperative of organic farmers and a leading organic brand, today announced that Organic Valley Grassmilk™, an organic milk produced from cows that are 100 percent grassfed and the first of its kind from a national brand, is available nationwide. While...

World's First Lab-Grown Burger Comes To The Dinner Table
2013-08-05 07:17:55

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online In a world's first, Prof. Mark Post of Maastricht University and colleagues are preparing to consume a lab-grown burger and the event will be shown live today. The team explains the burger, which will be grilled up like a regular ground beef burger, could help bring an end to the global food crisis due to the effects of climate change. As the world's population continues to balloon toward 9 billion by mid-century, experts worry...

2013-08-02 23:01:02

While Americans are reducing red meat consumption and shifting to alternative sources of protein, such as poultry and eggs, industry demand will remain steady as beef will continue to be a staple product for households in the next five years; although high feed costs have significantly cut into industry profit, these costs will decrease through 2018, aiding margins. For these reasons, industry research firm IBISWorld has updated a report on the Beef Cattle Production industry in its...

2013-08-01 23:00:41

Haggen, Inc. today announced it is issuing a recall prompted by a nationwide recall from ground beef supplier National Beef Packing Company. The recalled product was sold in Haggen stores in Oregon and Washington. BELLINGHAM, Wash. (PRWEB) August 01, 2013 In an abundance of caution, Haggen, Inc. today announced it is issuing a recall prompted by a nationwide recall from ground beef supplier National Beef Packing Company. National Beef announced the recall of approximately 50,100 pounds of...

Kansas Packer Issues Recall On 50,000 lbs Ground Beef Due To E. Coli
2013-08-01 06:57:21

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online For the second time in less than two months, National Beef Packing Company is recalling ground beef from store shelves due to possible contamination with E. coli O157:H7, according to new information from the USDA's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS). National Beef recalled nearly 23,000 pounds of ground beef in June to possible E. coli contamination. This latest recall includes an estimated 50,100 pounds of ground beef and...

2013-07-31 23:38:27

The Meat, Beef and Poultry Processing industry, a large portion of Canada's food processing sector in terms of both exports and employment, has seen declines in recent years due to decreased per capita meat consumption; nevertheless, a rebounding economy and improved consumer sentiment toward industry products is expected to boost industry revenue over the next five years. For these reasons, industry research firm IBISWorld has added a report on the Meat, Beef & Poultry Processing...


Latest Beef Reference Libraries

Belgian Blue Cattle
2014-07-09 14:37:46

The Belgian Blue is a breed of beef cattle originating in Belgium. It was developed in the 1800s by crossbreeding local cattle with a Shorthorn breed from the United Kingdom. It is quite possible that the Charolais cattle was also used in the development of the Belgian Blue. A modern breed of the Belgian blue was developed in the 1950s by Professor Hanset while working at an artificial insemination facility in the Liege province. The breed was introduced to the United States in 1978 by...

Angus Cattle
2014-07-04 09:54:06

The Angus is a breed of cattle originating from Scotland. They were developed using native cattle from the Aberdeenshire and Angus counties of Scotland. They are known to most of the world as Aberdeen Angus. Before the 1800s the Aberdeenshire and Angus cattle were called Angus doddies. In 1842 a bull was born to Hugh Watson named Old Jock. Another one of his cattle was a cow named Old Granny, that was born in 1924. Most of the Angus of today can be traced back to these two cattle. In...

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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