Posts from "October, 2012"

Thinking about buying a plasma cutter?

Christmas is only a couple of months away—as hard as that is to believe. But if you can’t wait for Santa to bring you some new tools for the farm workshop, now might be a good time to consider upgrading your shop’s metalworking equipment by adding a plasma cutter, if you don’t already have one.

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Is there another beef recall shoe to drop?

 I hate to sound pessimistic, but there is just something about this XL Foods meat recall that reminds me of the 9/11 attacks on New York in 2001. I know the contaminated meat recall at XL wasn’t a terrorist attack, but I remember turning on TV in the early morning of September 11, 2001 and

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Is the meat recall gong show over?

If there is one thing we are learning about the XL Foods meat recall is how not to handle a wide-scale meat recall. To me it is a gong show. The first alarm was raised a month ago — September 4 —  with a batch of meat testing positive for E.coli 0157:H7 and since then

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