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Ikea pulls horse meat meatballs, to dismay of many on Internet

Ikea Meatballs

Europe’s horse meat scandal has claimed Ikea meatballs, those mysteriously cheap, lingonberry-sauced snacks that have gained something of a cult following among fans of the furniture store. On Monday, Ikea withdrew bags of the meatballs from 21 European countries after officials in the Czech Republic found traces of horse DNA in a bag labeled as beef and pork.


Food prices will rise, USDA report says

Food Prices

The price of food items such as beef, pork and dairy products is expected to stay high
through the end of the year and into 2013, according to a U.S. Department of Agriculture forecast released Friday.


Slovenia and Austria at Odds Over Sausage

It's a diplomatic rift that has both countries hungry for a fight. The subject of the spat? A humble pork sausage. Slovenia calls the spicy delicacy "Kranjska klobasa" and Austria "Krainerwurst" — variants of the same name that belongs to the border region the sausage comes from. Both countries have enjoyed the snack for centuries and consider it part of their cultural heritage.


USDA lowers pork's safe cooking temp

USDA lowers pork's safe cooking temp

A bit of pink in pork appears to be OK after all. The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service is lowered its temperature recommendation for cooking pork to 145 degrees.


Bacon, anyone? Airline apologizes for menu

Bacon, anyone? Airline apologizes for menu

EasyJet has apologized to Jewish passengers after serving only pork products on a recent flight from Tel Aviv to London.


Germany halts poultry, pork, egg sales in scare

Germany halts poultry, pork, egg sales in scare

Germany halted sales of poultry, pork and eggs from more than 4,700 farms Friday after animal feed was found to be contaminated with cancer-causing chemicals. As German authorities sought the source of the tainted feed, other nations rushed to figure out if any other food was contaminated.


Video: Record-setting sausage tips scales at one ton

Chefs in Italy had to use a crane to lift the 2,072-pound pork sausage from its cooking vessel.


Amid Swine Flu Fears, the Pork Market Falls Ill

As consumers, speculators and pork producers react to the wave of swine flu fears, pork prices go on a wild ride.


Turn leftover pork into a tempting stir-fry

Stir-fry: Cut leftover pork into 1-inch cubes. Mix together 2 chopped green onions, 1 large minced garlic clove, 1/3 cup less-sodium soy sauce, 1/4 cup orange juice, 2 tablespoons brown sugar, 1 tablespoon lime juice, 2 teaspoons cornstarch and crushed red pepper flakes to taste. Stir-fry a variety of vegetables in oil and add the pork. Pour in the sauce and bring to boil and cook until thickened and heated through.


Critics question Obama's pledge to end 'pork'

Critics question Obama's pledge to end 'pork'

As a spending bill loaded with pork makes its way through Congress, President Obama is getting pushback from members of his own party who are questioning his vow to end wasteful spending.


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