Latest Salami Stories

2012-08-28 12:29:06

Antibiotic residues in uncured pepperoni or salami meat are potent enough to weaken helpful bacteria that processors add to acidify the sausage to make it safe for consumption.

2011-06-13 05:00:00

DARIEN, Ill., June 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Viskase Companies, Inc. (VKSC.PK) ("Viskase" or the "Company"), a leading worldwide producer of non-edible cellulosic, fibrous and plastic casings used to prepare and package processed meat and poultry products, announced today that Vincent J.

2010-01-25 12:55:00

Food safety experts say that pepper, one of the most commonly used spices, could be the cause of a recent salami recall in the United States.

2009-03-24 08:20:14

The possibility of bacterial contamination has prompted the Canadian Food Inspection Agency to warn against eating Shefa-brand beef salami. The federal agency said Shefa Meats Ltd. of Toronto recalled lot code 2931 of the salami that has a Best Before date of Jun2 09.

2008-06-19 09:00:44

MILAN _ Some people journey to this northern Italian city to gaze at "The Last Supper," Leonardo da Vinci's 15th Century masterpiece. Then there are men like Philip Creighton who come with more earthly suppers in mind and head straight to Peck, a jaw-dropping Italian larder.

Word of the Day
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.