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  • Conversion of Muscle to Meat

    Conversion of Muscle to Meat

    Many changes occur in the conversion of muscle to meat. Check out the article below to learn more.

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  • Does Color Change Mean the Product is Spoiled?

    Does Color Change Mean the Product is Spoiled?

    Ever wonder if the meat in your fridge should be trashed rather than prepared? Here are a few tips and tricks to determining if the product is spoiled or still safe and delicious to eat.

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  • National Beef Tenderness Survey – 2015

    National Beef Tenderness Survey – 2015

    Tenderness is often found to be the most important factor of beef eating satisfaction. To determine trends in tenderness, the National Beef Tenderness Survey is utilized. Since 1998, five of these studies have been conducted to provide a resource for consumers on retail and foodservice beef tenderness.

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  • How do you cook your steak?

    How do you cook your steak?

    In 2011, the USDA revised the safe minimum cooking temperatures for consumers to use in their homes to protect themselves against food-borne illnesses. These safe cooking temperatures are paired with new recommended resting times to ensure all harmful bacteria are killed through the cooking process.

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  • How should I store my meat?

    How should I store my meat?

    The ideal temperature for the storage of fresh meat is 28°F to 32°F. Meat should be stored in the coldest part of the refrigerator.

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Video Podcasts and Webinars

  • Grass or grain? Is there a definitively sustainable beef production system?


    The webinar examined the science relating to grass-fed and grain-fed beef in terms of sustainable... read more »

  • 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans Update


    Kris Sollid, Registered Dietitian with the International Food Information Council and Sarah Romo... read more »

  • Meat in the Diet


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