Uninspected Meat Scheme Gets Former Petaluma Slaughterhouse Worker Sentenced To PrisonA federal judge sentenced a former employee of a Petaluma slaughterhouse Friday in San Francisco for his role in a scheme to distribute adulterated, misbranded and uninspected meat.
Petaluma Slaughterhouse Owner Gets Prison For Distributing Tainted MeatA co-owner of a Petaluma meat processing plant was sentenced to federal prison for conspiring to distribute adulterated, misbranded and un-inspected meat.
Graphic Undercover Video Shows Mutilation, Suffocation, Other Alleged Abuse Of Foster Farm Turkey Chicks Just one week after video surfaced showing alleged mistreatment of chickens at a Central Valley Foster Farms facility, new graphic video, allegedly shot at the poultry producer’s turkey hatchery in Fresno, reveals more treatment that animal rights activists call inhumane.
Humane-Certified Foster Farms Under Investigation After Video Shows Abuse, Torture Of Live ChickensPolice are investigating poultry producer Foster Farms after an animal-rights group shot undercover video showing some chickens being slammed upside-down into metal shackles, punched and having their feathers pulled out while they were still alive.
Central California Butcher Takes Meat Processing Truck Direct To Local RanchesA growing number of meat suppliers and processors is turning to mobile slaughterhouses. In the process, they're making the road from farm to table very direct.
2nd Man Pleads Guilty In Petaluma Slaughterhouse Recall CaseA second defendant has pleaded guilty in a case alleging that a Northern California slaughterhouse at the center of a massive recall processed and distributed tainted beef.
Petaluma Slaughterhouse Co-Owner Pleads Guilty In Scheme Processing Diseased CowsThe co-owner of a Petaluma slaughterhouse accused of processing bad beef pleaded guilty in an alleged scheme that led to a massive international beef recall.
4 Petaluma Slaughterhouse Officials Indicted On Charges Of Processing Diseased AnimalsA federal grand jury has indicted four officials at the Rancho Feeding Corp. slaughterhouse, alleging they slaughtered diseased cows while inspectors were on their lunch breaks and distributed the cattle.
North Bay Congressmen Call For Increased Funding To Investigate Food Safety BreachesCongressmen Mike Thompson and Jared Huffman want to increase the funding allocated to federal food safety breach investigators, following a massive recall this year at a Petaluma slaughterhouse.
Shuttered Petaluma Slaughterhouse Reopens Under New Management, Amid ProtestsA Sonoma County slaughterhouse accused of processing sick cows reopened it’s doors under new management Monday, but not without vocal protests.
USDA Inspectors’ Role In Petaluma Slaughterhouse Recall QuestionedNew questions are being raised about the role of federal inspectors in the recall of 9 million pounds of beef from a Sonoma County slaughterhouse. With USDA inspectors on site, how could a year’s worth of beef have been contaminated?
Meat From Shuttered Petaluma Plant Was Sold Through Fast Food Retailers Including Jack In The BoxIt 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.