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When beef is mechanically tenderized, needles or blades are used to break down the connective tissue in the meat, allowing for a more tender product. (Source: CBS4)

Tenderized Meat To Be Labeled In 2016

Some steaks and roasts on store shelves have been mechanically tenderized but until recently there were no rules in place to let consumers know if what they were buying had been tenderized, an important piece of information for consumers.

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MIAMI, FL - JULY 24:  A Fiat Chrysler Jeep Grand Cherokee is seen on a sales lot as the company announced it is recalling about 1.4 million Dodges, Jeeps, Rams and Chryslers vehicles equipped with certain radios on July 24, 2015 in Miami, Florida.  The recall was announced after hackers were able to manipulate remotely a Jeep Cherokee's computer software.  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Fiat Chrysler Recalls 1.4M Vehicles To Prevent Hacking

Fiat Chrysler is recalling 1.4 million cars and trucks in the U.S., days after two hackers revealed they could take control of a Jeep Cherokee using the internet.

07/25/2015

Labels on bags of snack foods indicate they are non-GMO food products, in Los Angeles, California,  October 19, 2012.  (Photo credit: ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Majority Of Fla. Reps Vote For Ban On State Required GMO Labeling

Follow CBSMIAMI.COM: Facebook | Twitter WASHINGTON (CBSMiami/AP) —  A majority of Florida representatives voted for legislation that would let food companies not have to disclose whether their products include genetically modified ingredients. The bill, passed by the house […]

07/24/2015

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Anthem Bids $48 billion For Cigna To Create Health Giant

The nation’s largest insurer by enrollment is set to be created once Anthem buys rival Cigna as part of a $48 billion deal.

07/24/2015

OAKLAND, CA - JULY 19:  The Harley-Davidson logo is seen on the gas tank of a brand new motorcycle at Oakland Harley-Davidson on July 19, 2011 in Oakland, California.  Motorcycle maker Harley-Davidson reported an unexpected rise in second quarter profits and their first U.S. sales increase sonce 2006 with earnings of $190.6 million, or 81 cents per share, compared to $71.2 million, or 30 cents per share, one year ago.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Harley-Davidson Recalling Bikes Over Saddlebag Issue

Harley-Davidson issued a recall for more than 185,00 motorcycles in the U.S. over an issue with the saddlebag that could increase the risk of a crash.

07/24/2015

A tuna fish swims in the large tank at the Tokyo Sea Life Park in Tokyo on March 25, 2015. The park on March 24 found the second last tuna fish floating dead in its vast doughnut-shaped enclosure that was once home to nearly 160 fish and among the venue's most popular attractions, said a spokesman for Tokyo Sea Life Park.      AFP PHOTO / TOSHIFUMI KITAMURA        (Photo credit TOSHIFUMI KITAMURA/AFP/Getty Images)

Multistate Salmonella Outbreak Linked To Frozen Raw Tuna

A total of 62 people have been infected with salmonella linked to frozen raw tuna used in sushi.

07/23/2015

Oranges in Fort Pierce, Florida (Source: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Florida’s Citrus Dept. Has New Leader After Chief’s Arrest

Florida’s Department of Citrus has a new leader.

07/23/2015

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Frosty Drinks And Business For Americans In Cuba?

Business, government and civic leaders gathered on Watson Island Wednesday and some of the talk was of Cuba. Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez focused not so much on newly raised flags in Washington – as he did our beaches. They have eroded terribly, and Gimenez is pushng a $40 million sand re-nourishment plan to keep Cuba’s luscious beaches from eroding our tourist base.

07/22/2015

Ikea offering anchoring repair Kit for Chests and Dressers Due to Tip-over Hazard After Two Children Died (Source: CPSC)

Ikea Offers Free Wall Anchor Kit For Chests, Dressers After Two Children Died

Ikea, following separate reports of two children who died after chests tipped over and fell on them, is offering free wall anchoring repair kits to secure the pieces to the wall.

07/22/2015

Airbag (Source: Koichi Kamoshida/Bloomberg via Getty Images)

Auto Safety Agency Chief In Miami On Air Bag Tour

National Highway Traffic Safety Administrator Mark Rosekind was in Miami Wednesday on a tour dealing with defective air bags.

07/15/2015

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