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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...

2013-07-24 23:03:27

Leading foodservice distributor will make South Shore Meats products available in the Greater Cleveland area. Brockton, MA (PRWEB) July 24, 2013 South Shore Meats has announced a partnership with U.S. Foods to distribute South Shore Meats specialty products in Cleveland, OH. U.S. Foods, one of the country’s leading foodservice distributors, has signed on to make South Shore’s Bourbon Street Sirloin Steak Tips and Bourbon Street Turkey Tenderloin Tips available to restaurants and...

2013-07-12 23:01:10

Adverse weather conditions, volatile export demand and concerns regarding live animal exports have caused problems for the industry. For these reasons, industry research firm IBISWorld has updated its report on the Beef Cattle Farming industry in Australia. Melbourne, Australia (PRWEB) July 13, 2013 The Beef Cattle Farming industry has steered clear of growth over the past five years, due to volatility in weather and broader economic conditions. Over the five years through 2013-14, beef...

2013-07-09 23:26:32

Summertime means cooking on the grill, but watch out for gluten in the rubs, marinades, and sauces used on grilled meats, says gluten-free cooking expert Carol Fenster. She offers tips for choosing safe versions—plus her boldly flavorful recipe for Pork Tenderloin in Citrus-Chipotle Marinade. Denver, CO (PRWEB) July 09, 2013 Experienced grillers know the secret to flavorful grilling comes from rubs, marinades, and sauces, but store-bought and restaurant versions may contain gluten (a...

2013-06-28 23:22:23

Bison meat retailer celebrates National Bison Month with 31 "Bison Recipes" Adams, Nebraska (PRWEB) June 28, 2013 To celebrate National Bison Month this July, NebraskaBison.com is taking on 31 Days of Bison recipes. During the entire month, NebraskaBison.com's marketing director and photographer will be creating, tasting, documenting and posting online one new recipe centered around bison each day. The National Bison Association promotes July as National Bison Month, a time...


Latest Beef Reference Libraries

Caracu Cattle
2014-07-14 11:57:22

The Caracu is a breed of cattle that originated in Brazil. It was developed as a dual purpose cattle utilizing both its meat for beef products and milk for dairy products. Its origin can be traced back to the Minhota, sometime in the mid-1500s. Many hardships from disease to harsh condition made it difficult to raise cattle. The first herd book was established in 1916. In 1980, new breeding techniques and genetic improvements has accelerated the evolution and performance of the Caracu. It...

Camargue Cattle
2014-07-14 11:11:41

The Camargue is a breed of cattle native to the Camargue marshlands in southern France. It has existed in the region for a long time, mentioned in writings from Roman times. Estimates are the breed has been around for about 2,000 years and related to breeds that inhabit Asia and Southern Europe. The breed lives semi-wild in marshes and are tended to by herders that ride Camargue horses inhabiting the same region. They also share the area with wild boar, cattle egrets and flamingos....

Braunvieh Cattle
2014-07-12 11:25:18

The Braunvieh is a breed of cattle that originated in Switzerland. They were originally imported to the United States during the 1800s and a modern breed was formed, the Brown Swiss. The Brown Swiss have been crossed back with the European stock of Braunvieh. The Braunvieh were reintroduced to the United States in 1983 by Harlan Doeschot from Firth, Nebraska. The Braunvieh is a docile but easy to work with breed. It has excellent milking ability, fine beef quality and reproductive...

Brangus Cattle
2014-07-12 11:06:20

The Brangus is a breed of beef cattle that originated in 1912 in the United States. It was developed by crossing the Angus cattle and Brahman cattle by the Brangus organization that was formed in 1949. The early development of the Brangus was achieved by the USDA at their Experiment Station in Jeanerette, Louisiana. The intent of the Brangus was to have a desirable beef cattle with the natural ability to thrive in adverse conditions from the Brahman. During the 1930s experimental breeding...

Boran Cattle
2014-07-12 10:36:21

The Boran is a breed of beef cattle that has been in eastern Africa for over 1,000 years. The Kenyan Boran was developed from native shorthorn Zebu cattle in southern Ethiopia. The Boran Cattle Breeders Society has managed and bred the cattle since 1951. There were 454 ranches in the country that raised the Boran as of 2008. These ranches are part of five different types; group ranches, private company ranches, co-operative ranches, public company ranches and government ranches. The...

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