Cargill Meat Solutions, which supplied the beef in August’s Publix E. coli recall, recalled another 132,606 pounds of beef sold to companies Certified Angus Beef, Sterling Silver, Excel and Fire River Farms.
Three Kansas State University food science students won a National Dairy Council product competition for a dairy drink based on German-style quark cheese called “Quick-Quark.” They also won an $8,000 prize.
Live poultry from backyard flocks have been linked to 212 salmonella cases in 44 states across the US since February, the CDC said. People can get sick from touching the backyard chickens and their environment.
Starbucks announced it will be phasing out all plastic straws through 2020. Instead, coffee drinkers can have an adult "sippy cup" lid or paper straws that are recyclable. This is part of a movement to tackle the "material waste challenge."