Posts Tagged ‘beef’

Huston named top MSU vet

Dr. Carla Huston, associate professor in the Department of Pathobiology and Population Medicine at Mississippi State University, has been named the state’s top veterinarian. The Mississippi Veterinary Medical Association presented her with the Mississippi Veterinarian of the Year award was at the 2012 MVMA winter meeting in Starkville. Huston earned her bachelor’s, doctor of veterinary […] [...]

Bourg joins Extension

by MBJ Staff Published: March 18,2012

Tags: beef, Block & Bridle Club, Louisiana State University, Texas A&M University

Louisiana native Brandi Bourg has joined Mississippi State University’s Extension Service as a beef specialist. Bourg grew up in south Louisiana and was involved in the Junior Simmental Association and state livestock program. She earned her bachelor’s degree from Louisiana State University, where she was a member of the Livestock Judging Team, active in the […] [...]

Beef recalled due to possible E. coli contamination

by Associated Press Published: December 19,2011

Tags: beef, cattle, food, food safety, health, healthcare, product recall, public health, ranchers, ranches, recall

ACROSS MISSISSIPPI — A Nebraska meatpacker has recalled more than 40,000 pounds of ground beef products distributed in 16 states after a test confirmed the presence of E. coli, the Agriculture Department said Friday. The products were shipped to institutions and distributors in Alabama, California, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, New York, North […] [...]

Hood wants documents on failed beef plant

by Associated Press Published: October 10,2011

Tags: beef, cattle, courts, federal government, food, food processing, livestock, manufacturing, scam, scheme, state government

JACKSON — Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood has asked a federal court to turn over grand jury records from the U.S. government’s investigation into the now-defunct beef plant as he prepares for a civil lawsuit. The beef plant opened in Oakland in August 2004 but lasted less than three months. In January 2005, the operator […] [...]

Stores yank beef due to possible E. coli contamination

by Associated Press Published: August 15,2011

Tags: agriculture, beef, food, food safety, gorcers, gorcery stores, public health, recall, retail

ACROSS MISSISSIPPI — At least three major grocery store chains have recalled some of their ground beef packages because they could be contaminated with E. coli bacteria. Winn-Dixie Stores Inc., Publix Super Markets Inc. and Kroger Co. announced the recalls mainly in the southeastern U.S. and said they stem from problems at the National Beef […] [...]

Lawmakers protest Taiwan’s ban on U.S. beef

by For the MBJ Published: April 11,2011

Tags: agriculture, beef, cattle, exports, food safety, imports, international trade, livestock

WASHINGTON — U.S. Senators Pat Roberts (R-Kan.) and Debbie Stabenow (D-Mich.) have sent a bipartisan letter to Taiwan’s President Ma Ying-jeou regarding recent efforts to restrict U.S. beef exports to Taiwan. The letter was signed by U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran (R-Miss.). The senators wrote, in part: “This past January, the Taiwan Food and Drug Administration […] [...]

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