Tag: poultry

2 Million Pounds Chicken Recalled Due to Metal Contamination Risk

Here we go again, another poultry recall. This time it has hit Simmons Prepared Foods, who has recalled more than 2 million pounds of...

How Dangerous Is Mechanically Separated Poultry?

If you look at the ingredients list of many processed meat products, including hot dogs, bologna, chicken nuggets, chicken patties and certain types of...

Low-Wage Poultry Workers Cutting Your Meat In Diapers

We often hear about the atrocities committed to birds in poultry plants, now we learn it’s not just the chickens that are being mistreated...

Why Raise Heritage And Rare Breed Chickens?

Many small and organic farmers buck the monoculture trend by planting heritage (also known as heirloom) seeds, thereby cultivating vegetables, fruits and herbs that...

The Chicks Are In The Mail — Ordering And Caring For...

For poultry enthusiasts, the first signs of spring appear around February, when hatchery catalogs appear in their mailboxes or inboxes. Place an order, and...

Could Chicken Meat Paralyze You?

In recent years, the poultry industry has come under increasing scrutiny from the health community as a result of its poor track record for...

Study: Germs Spread Quickly at the Supermarket

When doing your routine grocery shopping, how often do you handle raw poultry packages without using an extra plastic bag? According to a new...

3 Reasons Why CAFO’s Should Stop

Do you know where your meat comes from? No, not which supermarket, but where it actually comes from? For most, the answer is probably...

Is Washing Your Chicken Really Necessary?

Growing up, many of us have been taught to wash raw meat, including chicken, before cooking it, just to make sure it's 'cleaner' before...

Toxic Chicken: USDA Allowing 2 More Dangerous Chemicals to Poultry Processing

The USDA has proposed new regulations to streamline the current poultry inspection process. Since 1998, they have been running a trial program which would...
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