Tag: ground beef

Nibbles & Bites: The Best Burger

This weekend I was craving a nice, juicy hamburger and while I would have settled for take-out, Todd was nice enough to make a trip to the store (while I slept off another dose of cold meds) for the necessary ingredients to make them at home. It’s not enough to just form some ground chuck […]

Hamburger anyone? E.coli may be an option

This is a grizzly story about how one young woman’s bout with e.coli left her paralyzed from the waist down from eating a hamburger. You really need a strong stomach to read this New York Times article. What was labeled, ““American Chef’s Selection Angus Beef Patties” is really a combination of slaughterhouse trimmings and scraps from […]

Food Safety: E.coli and ground beef

Food Safety: How-to Prepare Ground Beef For Safe Consumption E.coli seems to run rampart. An ounce of prevention equals a pound of cure or so the cliche goes. Here are some tips to minimize your risk. –Wash hands with warm, soapy water for at least 20 seconds before and after handling raw meat and poultry. –Wash […]

Ground Beef Public Health E.coli Alert, Tyson Fresh Meats

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is issuing a public health alert for approximately 808 pounds of ground beef products produced at Tyson Fresh Meats, Inc., a Lexington, Neb., establishment that may be contaminated with E. coli O157:H7. Tyson Fresh Meats, Inc., (EST. 245L), sold chubs of 85% lean, 15% […]