Stories tagged: beef
Mon., June 17, 2019, 5 a.m.
Established around 1915, the Spokane Union Stockyards was a key piece of the agriculture business in Spokane for more than 80 years.
Sat., Jan. 5, 2019
Independent cattle producers have a problem with the proposed U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA). It’s the same old NAFTA rules with a new name.
UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 4, 2018, 7:02 p.m.
An Arizona company is expanding the scope of its recall of raw beef that could be contaminated with salmonella, federal officials said Tuesday.
Thu., Oct. 4, 2018, 11:30 a.m.
An Arizona company has recalled more than 6.5 million pounds of beef that could be contaminated with salmonella.
UPDATED: Sun., July 8, 2018, 9:07 p.m.
The vegan and animal welfare wave hasn’t spared France, where butchers and slaughterhouses are increasingly coming under attack. The French butchers’ lobby has sought police protection after vegan activists stoned …
Wed., June 20, 2018, 6 a.m.
If meat is grown in a lab without slaughtering animals, what should it be called? That question has yet to be decided by regulators, but for the moment, it’s pitting …
Sat., March 17, 2018
American producers have filed a lawsuit to support free trade and protect consumers of their product.
Tue., Feb. 6, 2018, 6:31 p.m.
A donation of more than 19,000 pounds of beef to Northwest Harvest is benefiting community food banks and meal programs throughout Central and Eastern Washington.
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 8, 2017, 6:10 p.m.
China’s largest online retailer has agreed to buy $200 million worth of Montana beef over the next three years – representing as many as 90,000 head of cattle – and …
UPDATED: Mon., July 3, 2017, 5:09 p.m.
According to May data from the Bureau of Labor and Statistics, one pound of ground beef cost averaged $3.56, down 68 cents from the 2015 peak of $4.24, making it …
Wed., June 28, 2017, 8:56 a.m.
ABC News has reached a settlement with a South Dakota meat producer that filed a $1.9 billion lawsuit against the network over its reports on the company’s lean, finely textured …
UPDATED: Mon., June 19, 2017, 5:50 p.m.
Ranchers on Monday sued the U.S. Department of Agriculture, seeking a return of labels that clearly identify meat produced in other countries and imported to the United States.
Fri., May 12, 2017, 12:44 p.m.
Beijing will open its borders to U.S. beef, while cooked Chinese poultry is closer to landing on American supermarket shelves under a U.S.-China trade agreement.
Thu., Jan. 26, 2017, 9:55 a.m.
The U.S. beef boom is probably over. Thanks to tightening animal supplies and tepid demand, companies including Tyson Foods, the largest U.S. meat processor, and Cargill are facing plunging profits …
Tue., Nov. 29, 2016, 10:34 a.m.
McDonald’s is testing the use of fresh, never frozen beef for its Quarter Pounder hamburgers.
Tue., Nov. 29, 2016, 9:57 a.m.
Federal and state health officials say a multistate outbreak of salmonella bacteria that is resistant to several drugs has been linked to infected dairy bull calves purchased in Wisconsin.
Fri., Aug. 5, 2016, 11:14 a.m.
The decision by the United States to allow fresh beef imports from Brazil threatens the cattle industry in this country.
Thu., May 12, 2016, 1:20 p.m.
McDonald’s says it’s testing fresh beef at 14 restaurants in Dallas, but that it’s too early to say whether fresh beef could replace its frozen patties nationally. The Oak Brook, …
Fri., Oct. 9, 2015, 3:41 p.m.
Health-conscious consumers might be persuaded to eat more beef if it was fortified with heart-healthy omega-3 fatty acids naturally found in salmon and walnuts, according to researchers and some ranchers …
Sat., Jan. 3, 2015
WASHINGTON – For years, the government has been issuing guidelines about healthy eating choices. Now, a panel that advises the Agriculture Department is ready to recommend that you be told …
Sun., Sept. 15, 2013
Ed Gross thinks connoisseurs of the “Eat Local” movement would jump at the chance to buy his beef. He manages about 300 head of Black Angus cattle for Spokane Hutterian …
Mon., Aug. 27, 2012, 7:24 a.m.
HANFORD, Calif. — Officials at a California slaughterhouse shut down because of cruelty and food safety allegations said it has been given federal permission to reopen.
Mon., Oct. 10, 2011
Dick Coon wants to expand his Eastern Washington cattle ranch in hopes that one day his son will come back to run the family operation. If a trade agreement with …
Wed., June 9, 2010
This ginger-soy marinated flank steak can be grilled and enjoyed on its own or turned into this Asian-inspired sandwich by surrounding it with crunchy toasts, sweet and spicy mayo and …
Wed., March 1, 1995
Jim Hall of Chehalis, Wash., uses a vacuum to clean his Angus bull before selling it Tuesday at the Cowman’s Classic. Photo by Dan Pelle/The Spokesman-Review