Tag Archive: beef

Sep 14

The USDA’s reckless plan

The government intends to spread a failed pilot program that decreased food safety to every hog plant in the nation. My friend Jim, a farmer, jokes about bringing a bowl of manure and a spoon to the farmers’ markets where he sells his beef. “My beef has no manure in it, but you can add …

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Jun 22

Lone Star State: Organized crime – East Texas family charged in probe

The discovery of stolen equipment at a private home near Winnsboro has led to a local family being charged with engaging in organized criminal activity. Jason Shane Anders, 38, surrendered to authorities week before last, and was booked on a count of engaging in organized criminal activity and a count of felony livestock theft. He …

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Jun 28

Pure fresh produce

Historic Longview Farmers Market has pure, fresh “nothing added” produce and many more products. Local farmers like in the good ole days are bringing variety of fruits and  veggies; grass fed and grass finished beef; fresh eggs, and many more. Everyone is invited every Saturday 8:00-12:00 at the corner of Cotton & High streets.   …

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Jun 11

These steaks may stick to your ribs

While meat glue is widely used, corporations peddling molded meat aren’t eager to let us consumers in on their little secret. By Jim Hightower If you’re one who enjoys a steak dinner now and again, let me ask this question: do you prefer it with a nice sauce, a side of garlicky spinach — or …

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Jun 04

Not only the cows are mad

Our government must stop relying on an inadequate testing system and outlaw the feeding of cow blood, fat, and protein to cattle. By John Stauber The Department of Agriculture determined in April that a cow from California died from an always-fatal disease that triggers dementia and can be transmitted to people. The chilling news about the …

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Aug 31

Annual East Texas beef, forage conference scheduled

By Dennis Smith The Annual East Texas Beef and Forage Conference will be held in Longview, on Monday, September 12 in the Gregg County Extension Service Auditorium located at 405 East Marshall. The program will start at 5:30 PM with registration and the program will start at 6:00 PM with a BBQ supper.   Please RSVP …

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