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The Central Valley Meat Co. in Hanford, Kings County. (CBS)

‘Unsanitary’ Central Valley Slaughterhouse That Supplies School Lunch Meat Reopens

A Central Valley meat processing plant that was shuttered by federal inspectors Monday because of unsanitary conditions has reopened.

02/19/2014

Livestock inside a pen at a slaughterhouse in Petaluma.

Petaluma Slaughterhouse Recalls 8.7 Million Pounds Of Beef

A Petaluma slaughterhouse has voluntarily ceased operations amid a growing beef recall.

02/11/2014

Livestock inside a pen at a slaughterhouse in Petaluma.

Petaluma Slaughterhouse Recalls 8.7 Million Pounds Of Beef

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.

02/08/2014

Raw ground beef (CBS)

ConsumerWatch: Investigation Uncovers ‘Superbugs’ In Store-Bought Meats

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.

04/16/2013

Raw ground beef (CBS)

Mad Cow Disease Found In Fresno No Threat To Food Supply

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.

08/03/2012

Raw ground beef (CBS)

Beef From Antioch Raley’s Recalled After Pen Found In Meat Grinder

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.

04/30/2012

Harris Farms in Fresno County. (CBS)

Animal Rights Group Claims Credit For Harris Farms Arson

Animal rights activists said they caused the fire that destroyed 14 big-rig tractors and several trailers at California’s Harris Farms cattle operation.

01/10/2012

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HealthWatch: Study Finds Red Meat Eaters At Higher Diabetes Risk

Harvard researchers have found a strong association between eating red meat and an increased risk of type 2 diabetes.

KPIX 5–08/10/2011

CBS 5 ConsumerWatch

Price Of Holiday BBQ On The Rise

If the burgers at this years memorial day BBQ seemed a little deflated, you may have inflation to thank.

KPIX 5–05/30/2011

Taco Bell. (Don Emmert/AFP/Getty Images)

Calif. Lawsuit Questioning Taco Bell’s Beef Is Dropped

An Alabama-based law firm has withdrawn its class-action lawsuit that sought to force Taco Bell to stop calling the meat it serves “beef.”

CBS San Francisco–04/18/2011

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