Latest Meat processing Stories

2008-09-18 03:00:12

By Anonymous A typical 1,000-head beef feedlot produces up to 254 metric tons (280 tons) of manure in just one week. That's a lot of manure-and for hundreds of U.S. cattle feedlots, disposal is an important management issue.

2008-09-15 14:47:55

European Union regulators are currently exploring new guidelines to govern the methods used by slaughterhouses to stun and kill cattle, pigs and poultry.

2008-09-01 09:30:00

The risk of transmitting bovine spongiform encephalopathy, known as mad cow disease, through blood transfusion is surprisingly high, Scottish researchers said.

2008-08-29 00:00:24

Today, Gene Baur, president and co-founder of Farm Sanctuary, the nation's leading farm animal protection organization, issued a statement on Russia's decision to ban the import of meat from 19 U.S.

2008-08-23 15:00:22


2008-07-08 18:00:30

By Steve Dube FEARS that the network of abattoirs in Wales will be decimated by changes to the system of meat inspection charges have been allayed by Steve Wearne, director of Food Standards Agency Wales.

2008-07-03 00:00:13

News You can use HOMES P.O. Box 674 Warren, Ill. 61087 815-818- 1253 Meetings: 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Hixster's Upper Deck, 162 E. Main St., Warren.

2008-07-02 15:00:05

A Florida man is facing criminal charges for allegedly chucking a 3-pound container of Polish sausage at his mother's head during an argument, police said.

Word of the Day
  • An uxorious, effeminate, or spiritless man.
  • A timorous, cowardly fellow.
Probably a blend of meek and cock, or from meek +‎ -ock (“diminutive suffix”).