Monday, July 23, 2012

Another ground beef recall - more reason to grind your own!

Bulk packages of ground beef are once again being recalled due to possible Salmonella contamination, which the USDA classifies as a high health risk. Tracing where this meat ended up is no small task, because stores that bought it most likely repackaged it into smaller packages for retail consumers. Commercial meat processing has some benefits and efficiency, but that same efficiency also makes it an extremely fertile system for spreading contamination. It only takes a little bacteria in one batch to find its way into many more. Here's a link to more information at the USDA website:

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