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Meat products recalled in Texas over peanut traces

Three Texas food producers have announced recalls of meat products that may contain traces of peanuts, a known allergen which is not declared on the product label.
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UK retailer discovers undeclared meat in sausages, burgers

Last year retailers and food manufacturers across Europe were caught up in a scandal after it emerged that various meat products contained horsemeat and other undeclared meats.
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Tyson, Pilgrim's Pride make bids to acquire Hillshire Brands

Tyson Foods Inc. and Pilgrim's Pride are engaged in a multi-billion dollar bidding war for sausage company Hillshire Brands.
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Australian beef, veal exports to US to drop slightly in 2014

Australian exports of beef and veal to the United States in 2014 are expected to drop one percent from last year's levels and reach 210,000 tons swt, according to industry research company Meat and Livestock Australia.
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Global processed poultry meat market predicted to grow by 5.9% annually

In 2012 the market value came in at $179,551.2 million and it is forecast to reach $250,949.5 million by the end of the period, the report said.
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One-third of US consumers reduced red meat consumption in 2013

Health concerns are the top motivator for cutting down on red meat as Americans seek to reduce their fat and cholesterol intake.
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Computer system failure puts US meat safety at risk

A malfunction in the computer system used by thousands of Agriculture Department inspectors at the 6,500 meatpacking and processing plants across the United States caused a two-day outage.
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New Zealand company develops method for real-time meat contamination detection

A New Zealand biotechnology company has announced that it has developed a method that allows processing firms to receive real-time results from meat contamination tests.
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Processed meat linked to higher risk of premature death

A new large-scale research study suggests that excessive consumption of processed meat is linked to increased risk of premature death, including from causes such as heart disease and cancer.
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