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Cargill Announces A Second Recall Of Ground Turkey
2011-09-12 12:24:12

  Cargill Inc. has announced another recall of ground turkey products on Sunday after tests showed salmonella in a sample from an Arkansas plant. The company recalled 36 million pounds of turkey products from the same Arkansas plant earlier last month.  That recall came after a salmonella outbreak federal health officials said killed one person and sickened 107 others. The U.S. Department of Agriculture said the second recall has not been tied to any illnesses, but was...

2011-08-26 14:00:00

The Seattle-based Marler Clark law firm filed a Salmonella lawsuit against Cargill on behalf of a Missouri woman who, according to a complaint filed in Federal District Court, is one of 111 people in 31 states who contracted Salmonella Heidelberg infections after consuming Cargill ground turkey. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) August 26, 2011 Food giant Cargill Meat Solutions Corp. is facing yet another lawsuit stemming from an outbreak of antibiotic-resistant Salmonella Heidelberg traced to the...

2011-08-04 11:05:00

BATAVIA, Ill., Aug. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In cooperation with Wichita, Kan.-based Cargill Meat Solutions Corporation's previously announced recall, ALDI has voluntarily recalled its Fit & Active fresh ground turkey as a precautionary measure. Upon notification by Cargill late yesterday, ALDI immediately removed all affected product from store shelves. No other ALDI products are affected by this recall. The Fit & Active fresh ground turkey product affected by this voluntary...

2011-08-03 17:48:00

WICHITA, Kan., Aug. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cargill Value Added Meats Retail, a business unit of Wichita-based Cargill Meat Solutions Corporation, today announced an immediate Class I voluntary recall of approximately 36 million pounds of fresh and frozen ground turkey products produced at the company's Springdale, Ark., facility from Feb. 20, 2011, through Aug. 2, 2011, due to possible contamination from Salmonella Heidelberg. Cargill is initiating this recall as a result of its internal...

2011-07-14 09:00:00

DAKOTA DUNES, S.D., July 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Beef Products, Inc. (BPI), the world's leading producer of lean beef, announced today that the company is expanding its industry-leading food safety program by testing for an additional six pathogenic forms of E. coli. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/beef-products-inc-leads-food-safety-advances-125520868.html This first-of-a-kind action is part of the...

2011-04-05 18:16:31

Burgers, meat loaf and other lean ground beef favorites may be made from "trim," the meat that's left over after steaks and roasts have been carved from a side of beef. A study conducted several years ago to ensure that imported beef trim is safe to eat has led to an ongoing collaboration between U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) scientists who conducted the research and colleagues from Uruguay, which exports this in-demand beef. Microbiologist Joseph M. (Mick) Bosilevac with USDA's...

2011-02-14 08:00:00

WICHITA, Kan., Feb. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cargill has evolved and perfected an existing food processing technology to create Fressure(TM) fresh ground beef patties, which have double the shelf life of traditional fresh burgers, benefit from enhanced food safety while also providing optimal flavor and a consistent high-quality eating experience for consumers. Cargill is employing this company developed, patent-pending process technology to produce fresh ground beef patties for the...


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