It appears Jack In The Box and other fast food restaurants were among the retailers who received meat that originated at a Petaluma meat company that was shut down last month after the USDA said the slaughterhouse processed diseased and unhealthy animals and skirted inspection rules.
Federal officials have dealt a financial blow to some of the Bay Area’s top grass-fed beef ranchers caught up in massive recall involving a Petaluma slaughterhouse, ordering a complete ban on the sale of their meat.
Petaluma police arrested five people on suspicion of driving under the influence during a checkpoint and saturation patrols on Saturday night, a police sergeant said.
A man and woman were arrested in Petaluma early Friday morning after being found with stolen property, police said.
The United States Department of Agriculture has expanded a recall involving nearly 9 million pounds of beef from a Petaluma slaughterhouse, saying the meat was distributed nationwide.
A 60-year-old man found with multiple bottles of alcohol in his car was arrested in Petaluma on Sunday afternoon, a police sergeant said.
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.
The Rancho Feeding Corp. slaughterhouse recall of more than 8.7 million pounds of beef is now affecting food supplies across the nation, as Nestle voluntarily recalls two of its Hot Pockets products that may have contained some of the affected meat.