New details are coming out about a Bay Area slaughterhouse at the center of a massive recall skirted inspection rules, according to federal authorities.
Nationwide, consumers have been affected by the recall of 9 million pounds of beef from a Petaluma slaughterhouse. But nowhere is it hurting more than right here in the Bay Area, the heart of the organic grass-fed beef movement.
A recall of close to 9 million pounds of beef involving a Bay Area slaughterhouse expanded across the U.S. and into Canada on Wednesday. The impact is being felt far and wide, from major retailers, to mom-and-pop stores, and to small ranches known for high-end steaks.
A Central Valley meat processing plant that was shuttered by federal inspectors Monday because of unsanitary conditions has reopened.
A Petaluma slaughterhouse has voluntarily ceased operations amid a growing beef recall.
A Northern California company is recalling more than 8.7 million pounds of beef products because it processed diseased animals without a full federal inspection.
In a recent study, the Environment Working Group discovered that store-bought meat contained antibiotic-resistant bacteria, also known as superbugs, which can cause consumers to become ill.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture said a Fresno Holstein discovered in April with mad cow disease was an isolated case and posed no threat to the food supply.
A supermarket chain has been forced to recall all the ground beef at an East Bay store after an employee reported finding bits of chewed up pen in the store’s meat grinder.
Animal rights activists said they caused the fire that destroyed 14 big-rig tractors and several trailers at California’s Harris Farms cattle operation.