Rancho Feeding Corporation

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Feds: Slaughterhouse Swapped Heads to Fool Inspectors

4 indicted over massive recall of diseased beef

(Newser) - Workers at the Rancho Feeding Corp. were up to something pretty stomach-churning while inspectors were on their lunch break, according to a federal indictment: They slaughtered cows with eye cancer, hid the heads in gut bins, and placed the heads of healthy cows next to the carcasses. The co-owners and... More »

Inspector, Boss at Beef Recall Plant Had Relationship: New Report

Owner says romance unrelated to 9M-pound recall

(Newser) - Remember that Hot Pocket recall earlier this year? A new investigation is revealing new details about the Rancho Feeding Corp. plant at the center of the story involving 9 million pounds of beef. Documents show that a USDA inspector at the California plant had an illicit relationship with its foreman,... More »

Huge Beef Recall Just Got More Disturbing

Rancho Feeding Corp. accused of chopping off cancerous cow heads, selling meat

(Newser) - The Rancho Feeding Corp. beef recall just potentially got even more disgusting: The federal government is investigating the slaughterhouse for allegedly buying cows with eye cancer—and chopping off their heads so the disease couldn't be detected by inspectors, sources tell the San Francisco Chronicle . "Because the carcass... More »

Hot Pockets Recalled Over 'Diseased' Meat

As Rancho Feeding Corp. recalls almost 9M pounds of meat

(Newser) - As if Hot Pockets weren't questionable enough, a bunch of them are being pulled from shelves because they might contain diseased meat. Nestlé is recalling certain batches of the Philly Steak & Cheese flavor as well as the Croissant Crust Philly Steak & Cheese flavor, KTLA reports, because those... More »

8.7M Lbs. of 'Diseased, Unsound' Meat Recalled

California-based firm's beef, veal products weren't properly inspected

(Newser) - Bad news for Americans who consume food, specifically of the meat variety: California-based Rancho Feeding Corporation is recalling some 8.7 million pounds of beef and veal products after feds determined that it "processed diseased and unsound animals and carried out these activities without the benefit or full benefit... More »

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