After Late-'99 Testing: CSPI questions turkey safety
- A costly remedy for tainted meat. Spake, Amanda; Gest, Ted // U.S. News & World Report;12/15/97, Vol. 123 Issue 23, p38
Focuses on federal approval for irradiating red meat to reduce bacterial contamination. Mention of the tainted meat from Hudson Foods in the summer of 1997; Irradiation as a way to protect the public health, and the meat industry from lawsuits and recalls; Isomedix, the New Jersey firm winning...
- Dangerous hide-and-seek with recalled meat. // Consumer Reports;Jan2005, Vol. 70 Issue 1, p61
Focuses on policy surrounding meat distribution. Lack of authority for the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to recall infected or diseased meat, unlike the authority granted to the Consumer Product Safety Commission to recall unsafe products; USDA secrecy agreement signed in California...
- NRA blasts E. coli-testing policies, urges USDA to adopt more scientific guidelines. Allen, Robin Lee // Nation's Restaurant News;03/27/2000, Vol. 34 Issue 13, p1
Reports on the National Restaurant Association's (NRA) call for the United States Department of Agriculture to adopt more scientific guidelines for detecting the Escherichia coli bacteria in meat. Advocacy of product testing before distribution; Restaurant operators as not directly affected by...
- Medicinal purposes. // Meat Trades Journal;4/27/2012, p22
The article focuses on the food safety and innovation to reduce bacteria contamination in meat in Denmark. Livestock procurement manager Henrik Lauritsen of Tican says that food safety is a crucial factor for the country as a huge exporter of meat. It also mentions that the Danish industry had...
- BIRD'S-EYE VIEW. Costello, Emily // Scholastic SuperScience;Nov/Dec2004, Vol. 16 Issue 3, p12
Focuses on the return of Turkeys which has made Alaska as its new home.
- DID YOU KNOW? // Scholastic News -- Edition 4;11/15/2000, Vol. 63 Issue 9, p2
Presents information on turkey gobbling.
- Turkeys and grouse. Johnson, Jinny // Birds (1-59084-462-9);2003, p24
The article says that there are seventeen species of grouse. Male wild turkeys can weigh as much as eighteen pounds. Wild turkeys eat seeds, nuts, berries, leaves, and insects. The ruffed grouse lays nine to twelve eggs. An adult turkey has around three thousand, five hundred feathers. The...
- It's time to talk turkey. Binding, P. // New Statesman & Society;12/20/91-12/27/91, Vol. 4 Issue 182/183, p25
Investigates the practice of turkey farming in Britain. Space limitations; Debeaking procedure implemented to reduce aggression; Immense sufferings experienced on the way to the slaughterhouse; Execution procedures; Overall cruelty practiced on the birds from birth to death; Need to reform.
- Turkey Day. // Scholastic News -- Senior Edition;11/12/2004, Vol. 73 Issue 8, p3
Provides information on the number of turkeys raised in the U.S. in 2003.