National Grilling Month

Dan This Land of Ours

Fire ’em up! It’s National Grilling Month. Cathy Isom gives us another reason to fire up the grill and enjoy your favorite Bar-B-Q. That’s coming up on This Land of Ours.     Summer is the time for the best outdoor cooking, so it is no surprise July is National Grilling Month. This sizzling month is also National Hot Dog Month …

food thermometer

Use Food Thermometers to be Food Safe this Summer

Dan Beef, Industry News Release, Pork, Poultry

Summer is a time for family vacations, backyard barbecues and plenty of outdoor activities with food as the centerpiece. But before those steaks and burgers go on the grill, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) wants to remind consumers to keep their family and themselves safe from foodborne illness by using a food thermometer …

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Grilling Season Poised to Increase Meat Demand

Dan Beef, Industry News Release, Pork, Poultry

The seasonal grilling period is poised to increase demand for meat, according to statistics compiled by Oklahoma State University. The Food Demand Survey found consumers’ willingness-to-pay for steak increased nine percent this month. Meanwhile, consumers say their willingness-to-pay for chicken breast increased 1.2 percent, and 2.45 percent for pork chops, compared to levels indicated in April. Consumers noted a decrease …