While feedlot animals are generally regulated, and peak bodies have standards for the care of animals, they can be subject to a range of problems that grass-fed
animals either do not encounter, or suffer from only marginally.
In the US, there is a small but significant market for grass-fed
livestock products, and the PFLA said it was in close contact with its counterparts of the American Grassfed Association.
While the company's first customers were upscale restaurants, caterers, and medical facilities that wanted an organic and grass-fed
alternative, Verde Farms now services fine retailers nationwide.
If CAFO meat had to be labeled, not only in grocery stores but also in restaurants, McDonald's, Burger King, Wendy's, and the rest would immediately be on the phone, contacting ranchers directly to buy their grass-fed
, healthy, free-range beef.
This country also has the advantage of being the first state in the EU to be awarded "green beef " status for grass-fed
This close-to-source, dairy-based protein comes from grass-fed
cows and is sweetened with stevia leaf extract.
Seminar Northeast Organic Farming Association-Massachusetts Chapter is hosting "Succeeding with Grass-Fed
Beef: Human Health, Carbon Sequestration and Farm Viability,'' 9 a.
Organic, free range, cruelty-free, locally grown, grass-fed
, hormone-free - the Millennials' sensitivity to animal welfare, interest in locally grown produce, the environment and preference for all things natural also define this generation," suggests Dr Nadiya Al Saady, OAPGRC's Executive Director.
Through third-party verification, the 100% Grass-fed
certification program offers a PCO 100% Grass-fed
seal to be used on all qualifying products, consumer communications and marketing materials.
has been selected for a $127,732 Value-Added Producer Grant to market and produce burgers made from 55 percent grass-fed
beef and 45 percent organically raised pork.
In fact, people who eat only grass-fed
animals kill fewer living beings than vegetarians.
USDA Certification for Small and Very Small Producers of grass-fed
beef is a new verification program administered by USDA's Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS).