The U.S. Department of Agriculture is trying to determine whether downed, sick animals entered the food supply at a Central California slaughterhouse it shut down Monday after an undercover video revealed what it considered inhumane slaughter practices.
A three-month Call Kurtis investigation has learned 17 different types of antibiotics have been found in the meat of dairy cows, though dairy milk is only screened for six antibiotics.
A senior manager with a California rendering company said Tuesday a cow at its Hanford, Calif., transfer station tested positive for mad cow disease.
A Southern California meat producer has recalled 3,170 pounds of ground beef that might be contaminated with E. coli.
Sacramento is blessed to have some of the best barbecue (BBQ, Bar-B-Q, Barbeque) in the west. Some swear the only way to cook it over over an open flame, or hot coals, or by a combination of heat and smoke.