A webinar, Salmonella: A Look at Prevalence, Prevention & Treatment Protocol, is approved for an hour of credit in jurisdictions that recognize RACE approval. The event is set for Tuesday, Sept. 29 at 1 p.m. CDT.
Cargill is temporarily closing its High River, Alberta, beef plant due to an outbreak of COVID-19 at the facility. Meanwhile, the company says it has re-opened its processing facility in Hazleton, Pennsylvania.
Beef packers willl require Beef Quality Assurance (BQA) certification from fed cattle suppliers, starting Jan. 1, 2019. This is driven by beef retailers and consumers who want assurance about how cattle are raised.