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Stories about Rancho Recall

Congressmen call for more money for Rancho recall inquiry

Two North Coast representatives want to allot an additional $1 million to investigate food safety breaches.

Activists protest reopened Petaluma slaughterhouse (w/video)

Animal rights activists demonstrated Monday outside the former Rancho Feeding slaughterhouse in Petaluma.

Ranchers cheer new Petaluma slaughterhouse vision

Aspiration was in the air Friday at the former Rancho Feeding Corporation.

Marin ranch gets final OK to reopen Petaluma slaughterhouse

Marin Sun Farms plans to reopen the shuttered facility on April 7.

Ranchers: Fed ban on sale of all Rancho Feeding meat 'ridiculous'

The federal government's decision is tying up hundreds of thousands of dollars in beef for North Bay ranchers.

Letter: Rancho Feeding beef used in fast food hamburgers

A letter sent by the manager at the Petaluma slaughterhouse said Jack in the Box was a big customer. Other fast food chains were likely affected.

Beef jerky added to Rancho Feeding recall list

Krave Jerky is the latest food to be recalled in connection with the Petaluma plant.

New slaughterhouse owner envisions different approach

Marin rancher seeks to tie together food chain that includes local ranches, butcher shops.

Slaughterhouse woes go beyond just cancerous cattle

Federal officials say 'level of deception' by Rancho operators required massive recall.

Experts: Beef from cattle with eye cancer poses no safety risk

Rancho slaughterhouse suspected of processing diseased cows without proper inspection.

Number of businesses hit by Rancho Feeding recall triples

List of retailers affected by Petaluma slaughterhouse recall is now at more than 6,000.

Source: Investigators think Rancho Feeding sold beef from cows with cancer

The Rancho Feeding probe is examining allegations the plant killed cows with cancer.

Union: Federal inspector reported problems at Petaluma slaughterhouse

A federal food inspector at Rancho Feeding Corp. repeatedly criticized practices inside the Petaluma slaughterhouse, according to union officials.

Petaluma meat recall casts spotlight on inspection system

The federal government has erected an elaborate food inspection system to ensure that animals on the way to slaughter are treated humanely and their meat is safe to eat.

Feds launch criminal investigation of troubled Petaluma slaughterhouse

A third federal agency is now investigating Petaluma's Ranch Feeding Corp.

PD Editorial: Information void grows over beef recall

We have no reason to doubt that something serious happened at Rancho Feeding Corp.

Marin beef producer works to save meat from recall (w/video)

Marin County beef producer Bill Niman hopes his records will prove his beef is safe and convince federal regulators to allow him to keep at least $300,000 worth of frozen meat processed at Rancho.

USDA alleges slaughterhouse circumvented inspection rules (w/video)

The feds alleged Thursday that slaughterhouse 'circumvented' inspection rules.

Rancher seeks to buy shuttered slaughterhouse (w/video)

Marin Sun Farms is working to buy the Petaluma slaughterhouse at center of meat recall.

Thompson demands answers in growing Petaluma meat recall (w/video)

Congressman Mike Thompson criticized the feds Wednesday for unanswered recall questions.

Updated list of products subject to the Rancho Feeding meat recall

Here is a partial list of specific products that are tied to the recall of meat processed at the Rancho Feeding Corporation in Petaluma.

Petaluma meat recall expands across U.S.

The list of stores linked to Rancho Feeding Corp.'s meat recall grew over the weekend.

Fallout continues from Petaluma meat recall (w/video)

A Bay Area beef producer is recalling all of last year's product in connection with the Petaluma slaughterhouse probe.

Letter of the Day: Recall questions

Why is Rancho Veal being closed, and why is the USDA recalling meat slaughtered there?

North Bay ranchers frustrated with lack of detail about Rancho recall

USDA has done poor job of explaining recall, according to North Bay ranchers, food safety experts.

Meat recall means uphill battle to reopen Petaluma slaughterhouse

Rancho Feeding owners face an uphill struggle to reopen the slaughterhouse.

80 food distributors asked to return Rancho meat

The growing list includes schools, nonprofit agencies, food banks and churches.

2nd investigation launched into Petaluma slaughterhouse (w/video)

The inspector general's office is now looking into a troubled Petaluma slaughterhouse.

Petaluma slaughterhouse ceases operations (w/video)

Troubled Rancho Feeding Corp. has voluntarily ceased operations.

Petaluma company recalls 8.7 million pounds of meat (w/video)

A company is recalling 8 million+ pounds of meat because it may have processed 'diseased' animals.

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