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LPCA Plant: Odessa, WA

  Livestock Producers Cooperative Association, Odessa, Washington The Livestock Producers Cooperative Association (LPCA) is a multi-species meat processing plant in Odessa, Washington, located near the

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According to the USDA, an animal is considered kosher if it is a ruminant (“chews the cud”) and has split or cloven hooves. For red

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Humane Handling and MSUs

Here we offer references to the regulatory requirements around humane handling in connection with slaughter and describe one mobile unit’s experience with a humane slaughter

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Uncured Bacon

With the expansion of uncured, nitrite/nitrate-free products in the marketplace, there has been some confusion around the regulatory requirements.  Uncured (or “nitrite/nitrate-free”) products require the same safe

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