BN RANCH and the Beef Recall

Posted on March 2, 2014

Having our beef included in a massive blanket recall has presented an enormous challenge to our business. Nevertheless, this has been an unexpected opportunity to tell our story and think deeply about our work: the daily tasks that are essential to raising livestock and delivering meat, and the broader challenge of operating in a food system that is not designed for an operation like ours.

The support we’ve received – coming from longtime customers to complete strangers – has been humbling and heartening.

 

Here is some of the press coverage.

How big meat recalls hurt small ranchers

Grist – February 27, 2014

Marin beef producer works to save beef from recall

Santa Rosa Press Democrat – February 21, 2014

Rancho Feeding Recall: Why Sick Dairy Cows Might Be to Blame

Village Voice – February 20, 2014

Nimans fight blanket recall

Point Reyes Light – February 20, 2014

 

And an opinion piece by our very own Nicolette Hahn Niman.

Support Your Local Slaughterhouse

The New York Times – March 2, 2014

 

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