Preparing the way on a meaty matter
- EDITORIAL. // Horse Sport;Jun2014, Vol. 47 Issue 6, p6
An introduction to the journal is presented in which the editor discusses the amendment of the Bill C-571 which proposes in changing the Safe Food for Canadians Act and the Meat Inspection Act in Canada in response to equine slaughter in the country.
- Bill Urging Restrictions on Horse Slaughter in Canada Dies. Robinson, Karen // Horse-Canada.com;Jul/Aug2014, Vol. 13 Issue 4, p8
The article states that Bill C-571, which sought to amend the Meat Inspection Act and the Safe Food for Canadians Act, was not approved in the House of Commons. On May 14, 2014, a total of 102 votes was in favour of the bill and 155 against. The bill, which was introduced by Member of Parliament...
- Foodborne Agents Associated with the Consumption of Aquaculture Catfish. McCoy, Erica; Morrison, Jamie; Cook, Victor; Johnston, John; Eblen, Denise; Guo, Chuanfa // Journal of Food Protection;Mar2011, Vol. 74 Issue 3, p22
In the Food, Conservation, and Energy Act (Farm Bill) of 2008, Congress amended the Federal Meat Inspection Act to provide that catfish be inspected by the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS). As part of the development of its inspection program, the FSIS...
- CFIA introduces penalties for non-compliance with meat safety requirements. // Canadian Meat Business;jul/aug2014, Vol. 13 Issue 4, p10
The article discusses the regulatory amendment to the Administrative Monetary Penalties under the Meat Inspection Act (MIA) and the 1990 Meat Inspection Regulations (MIR) of the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA). The amendment authorizes the CFIA to issue monetary penalties to businesses...
- PREEMPTING HUMANITY: WHY NA TIONAL MEA T ASS'N V. HARRIS ANSWERED THE WRONG QUESTION. Vesilind, Pamela // Maine Law Review;2013, Vol. 65 Issue 2, p685
The article discusses the U.S. Supreme Court case National Meat Ass'n v. Harris regarding slaughtering of nonambulatory animals. It address the issue that whether slaughterhouse and packing plant regulations of the U.S. Department of Agriculture under the Federal Meat Inspection Act acquired new...
- 1906: Uproar from 'The Jungle.'. Edidin, Peter // New York Times Upfront;9/19/2005, Vol. 138 Issue 2, p24
Presents information on Upton Sinclair's book "The Jungle," which revealed the foul conditions of meatpacking plants in the U.S. that led to reforms during the Progressive Era. Description of slaughter houses and meatpacking plants; Status of food safety and sanitation in slaughterhouses; Role...
- Score one for public opinion. Means, Marianne // Indianapolis Business Journal;9/4/95, Vol. 16 Issue 23, p9B
Opinion. Comments on the US Congress' decision to drop its plans to delay the Department of Agriculture's meat and poultry inspection system project. Public opinion's role in the congressional action.
- Dateline Washington. Coorsh, Richard // Consumers' Research Magazine;Aug96, Vol. 79 Issue 8, p6
Reports on the plans to revise the legislation on meat and poultry inspection in the United States. Use of a scientific hazard analysis and critical control points systems to detect bacterial contamination.
- House action postpones tougher meat standards. Allen, Robin Lee // Nation's Restaurant News;7/10/95, Vol. 29 Issue 27, p3
Reports that foodservice operators were disappointed with a House committee action that will delay tougher meat inspection standards for at least nine months and leave them open to further grilling by the media and consumer advocates. House Appropriations Committee's approval of the delay to...