Being that I can nearly see Alaska from my Hotel Room here in Canada, a loud “shout out” to Stephen Leary and the folks at Barf Blog for checking into the food safety record of Ray’s Hell Burger, a.k.a. Butcher Burger, 1713 Wilson Blvd., Arlington, VA – AFTER the President ate there. Ya really have

FSIS announced tonight the first E. coli O157:H7 recall of 2008.  In 2007 there were at least 21 recalls, totaling over 33,00,000 pounds of meat.  Now Rochester Meat Company, a Rochester, Minnesota firm, is voluntarily recalling approximately 188,000 pounds of ground beef products because the meat resulted in five illnesses in Wisconsin and one

FSIS announced today that the Maramont Corporation, a Brooklyn, N.Y, firm, is voluntarily recalling approximately 88 pounds of a beef patty product that may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. The beef patty products were produced on December 18 and distributed on December 19 to schools in the Jersey City, N.J., area.  The following product