USDA Issues a "Grassfed" Standard — Is it Weak?

The problem with the certified organic label is it allows for lots of loopholes. Consumers can’t be sure they’re getting what they imagine. It’s best to know exactly where your food comes from. Now the USDA has issued some new guidelines on what can be called “grassfed”. The American Grassfed Association is against the new grassfed standards. I’m a member of the American Grassfed Association and I’m sure I support them in this. We raise our animals to the highest possible standard, so we’re in favor of enforcing only the highest standards. I don’t want there to be any loopholes in this. When consumers buy something called “grassfed” they should get exactly what they expect. Here’s a link to the press release.

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