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  • New diet guidelines might pull back from meat

    January 2, 2015 12:48 PM

    WASHINGTON - Where's the beef? A panel that advises the Agriculture Department appears set to recommend that you be told not only what foods are better for your own health, but also for the environment. That means that when the latest version of the government's dietary guidelines comes out, it... more »
  • Zachary PD looks for info on serial meat thief

    September 16, 2014 2:33 PM

    ZACHARY - Police are looking for information on a man accused of stealing several hundred dollars worth of meat from a food store in Zachary last month. Zachary police said they responded to LeBlanc's Food Store on Sept. 4 after an employee confronted a man as he attempted to... more »
  • Full appeals court upholds labels on meat packages

    July 29, 2014 12:33 PM

    WASHINGTON - A federal appeals court has upheld new government rules that require labels on packaged steaks, ribs and other cuts of meat to say where the animals were born, raised and slaughtered. The meat industry has attempted to block the rules, saying they are costly to comply with and... more »
  • Chef Jim's tamales with pork check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    November 18, 2013 4:45 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Chef Jim Urdiales cooked one of his tamale specialties today on News 2 at 4. He said this is a perfect dish for Thanksgiving because you can use all the leftover meat, or during hunting season where you can use venison backstrap instead of pork. _________________________... more »
  • Feds issue recall for ready-to-eat products

    September 25, 2013 8:46 PM

    WASHINGTON- Nearly 20,000 pounds of ready-to-eat chicken and ham products have been recalled due to possible contamination with Listeria monocytogenes federal food testers said Wednesday. Included in the recall are: UPC, Pack/Size, Product, Product Code, Code Date 0 85239 24103, 5 12 oz, Market Pantry All White Meat... more »
  • How to cook a steak gravy check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    May 14, 2013 5:02 PM

    BATON ROUGE - For Tasty Tuesday, Chef KD showed how to make a gravy to go with dishes such as steak or other meats. The gravy he prepared was a simple steak gravy, which he prepared by browning steaks in oil and then replacing the meat in the pan... more »
  • Manda meat products returning to store shelves

    May 4, 2013 12:10 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. - Manda Fine Meats' deli and specialty meats are returning to store shelves this weekend. The Baton Rouge meat packing company tells The Advocate it expects near-normal distribution within a few weeks. The U.S. Department of Agriculture says Manda recalled nearly 490,000 pounds of products made at... more »
  • NYC man arrested in meat cleaver attack on wife

    February 25, 2013 9:06 AM

    NEW YORK- A man has been arrested after authorities said he hacked at his wife with a meat cleaver before firefighters rescued her on a New York City street. Police say Ming Guang Huang was hospitalized for a psychiatric evaluation Monday. He was arrested on charges including attempted murder. It's... more »
  • Huge slaughterhouse settlement reached

    November 16, 2012 11:52 AM

    FRESNO, Calif. - The humane society says a landmark $500 million settlement has been reached in a slaughterhouse abuse case that led to the biggest meat recall in U.S. history in 2008. The federal civil court settlement announced by the Humane Society of the United States on Friday is the... more »
  • Gator meat 'bites' wallet

    October 6, 2011 6:22 PM

    BATON ROUGE- As the Tiger's prepare for the Gator's this weekend, many home cooks are prepping their own gators for the dinner menu. The popular Louisiana specialty is making waves nationally, which is boosting the price locally. "It's really turned the industry around you know cause everybody's wanting... more »
  • USDA announces recall of 36M lbs of ground turkey

    August 3, 2011 5:40 PM

    WASHINGTON - The Agriculture Department says meat giant Cargill is recalling 36 million pounds of ground turkey linked to a death in California and at least 76 other salmonella illnesses. Illnesses in the outbreak date back to March and have been reported in 26 states coast to coast, including... more »
  • Crabmeat Au Gratin

    July 19, 2011 5:27 PM

    CRABMEAT AU GRATIN • 3 tablespoons butter • ½ cup chopped seasoning • ¼ cup flour • 1 can 13 oz evaporated milk • ¼ cup green onion tops • ¼ cup grated parmesan cheese • ½ cup cheddar cheese • 1 pound crabmeat preferably lump but any crabmeat including mock crabmeat will work. In skillet... more »
  • Grocery stores benefit from cold weather

    February 3, 2011 5:50 PM

    BATON ROUGE- As the temperatures drop, hundreds of shoppers are filling area grocery stores in search of the cold weather essentials. The most popular items at Bet-R grocery store ranged from milk and bread to stew meats. "They're buying a lot of soup shank, a lot of stew meat,... more »
  • "Beef Bandits" booked in Livingston Parish

    November 12, 2010 6:33 PM

    LIVINGSTON - A group of beef bandits are behind bars in Livingston Parish after deputies wrapped up a three-month theft ring targeting family-owned grocery stores. Amy Hoyt, her brother Chase Hoyt, and 17-year-old Kayla Miller were arrested in suspicion of theft in the caper. Investigators said they went... more »
  • Three arrested for stealing pots, meat, and toilet paper

    November 12, 2010 8:40 AM

    LIVINGSTON - Livingston Parish deputies arrested siblings Chase and Amy Hoyt and Kayla Miller in connection with a series of thefts at stores throughout the parish. Deputies believe several hundred perhaps thousands of dollars worth of pots, meat, and toilet paper were stolen. The trio would use a vehicle with... more »
  • Meats sold at Walmart recalled for bacteria

    August 24, 2010 3:03 PM

    Roast beef and ham that was distributed to Walmart delicatessens nationwide and sold in sandwiches has been recalled because it might be tainted with potentially harmful bacteria, the U.S. Department of Agriculture said Tuesday. No illnesses have been reported from the 380,000 pounds of meat products that were made by... more »
  • Louisiana firm recalls "ready to eat" meat products

    August 14, 2010 5:17 PM

    Vernon Foods, LLC, a Prairieville based food company, is recalling nearly 500 thousand pounds of "ready to eat" sausage and hog head cheese products that may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes according to the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry. The possible contamination was discovered through a food borne... more »
  • USDA strengthens salmonella standards for poultry

    May 10, 2010 1:14 PM

    The Department of Agriculture is setting new standards for the levels of salmonella and another pathogen in young chickens and turkeys as part of an effort to strengthen food safety. The new standards would hold poultry slaughterhouses more accountable by decreasing the number of samples allowed to test positive... more »
  • 2 Your Health for Feb. 18

    February 18, 2010 5:36 PM

    Denture cream, gas cooking, in vitro fertilization, menstrual cramps and specialized pill bottle caps are all discussed in this 2 Your Health report. more »
  • LDWF wants you to eat more Asian Carp

    January 6, 2010 5:01 AM

    Louisiana's Department of Wildlife and Fisheries wants you to eat lots of Asian carp - and to call them "silverfin". Inland Fisheries administrator Gary Tilyou says the state won't ever be able to eradicate bighead and silver carp, so officials hope to create a market for their meat. They can... more »
  • Gator meat in high demand

    October 6, 2009 6:20 PM

    Alligator meat is in high demand this weekend because of the LSU-Florida football game. Many Tiger tailgaters plan to toast the event with tastes of tail meat they call tiger bait. That means stores are stocking the shelves with the reptilian delicacy. "We usually go through between 50... more »

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