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.
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 North Bay company has recalled more than 40,000 pounds of meat products because it was produced without a full federal inspection.
The Bay Area’s last remaining slaughterhouse is at the center of a major federal investigation.
The state of Nevada has signed a cooperative agreement with wild horse protection advocates allowing longtime critics of mustang roundups to have the first chance at purchasing state-captured animals that otherwise might end up at the slaughterhouse.
The humane society says a landmark $500 million settlement has been reached in a slaughterhouse abuse case that led to the biggest meat recall in U.S. history in 2008.