- Verifying Age Still Takes Records. Ishmael, Wes // BEEF;Jan2005, Vol. 41 Issue 5, p22
Reports on the processes involved in the age verification of carcasses of cattle bound for Japan. Possible decrease in the cost required by additional carcass sorting and segregation necessary to maintain the identity of Japan-eligible carcasses; Use of animal records and physiological grading...
- More history on U.S. grading system. // Mid-South Farmer;Jun2011, Vol. 16 Issue 6, pBP5
The article reports that history of U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDAs) Marketing Service on grading system is available at the web site www.ams.usda.gov/AMSv1.0/getfi le?dDocName=STELDEV3002979 while the case study on carcasses is available at krirm.tamuk.edu/fi...
- Carcass irradiation. // BEEF;Oct2008, Vol. 45 Issue 2, p7
The article reports on the support of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to an American Meat Institute (AMI) petition filed in 2005 that calls for the use of low-penetration, low-dose, electron-beam irradiation on chilled beef carcasses. USDA viewed the petition as a processing aid, for...
- Project Boosts Carcass Quality In The South. Queck-Matzie, Terri // BEEF Exclusive Insight;8/26/2011, p3
The article looks at the Southern Carcass Improve Project, which seeks to enhance quality of Bos indicus cattle to U.S. Department of Agriculture Choice and Prime standards. Project host Mark Gardiner tells that the project seeks to improve meet quality of Bos indicus cattle because they are...
- Know 'the system' to get better prices for feeder calves. Fears, Robert // Wallaces Farmer;Nov2011, Vol. 136 Issue 11, pBP7
The article reports on the importance for livestock producers to familiarize the U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) grading system to achieve better prices for feeder calves.
- Choice beef is driving the prices higher. Harpster, Harold // Missouri Ruralist;Feb2012, Vol. 152 Issue 2, p52
The article discusses how the importance of complying with the U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) quality grading for beef, and how carcasses are being graded under the system.
- 'Black attack' started with a tough steak. Harpster, Harold // Farmer-Stockman;May2011, Vol. 101 Issue 5, p17
The article offers news briefs related to livestock in the U.S. in 2011. The Certified Angus Beef program altered how all beef cattle are marketed and promoted. The proposal of the Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Administration of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) would assure a...
- MAD COW: WHAT'S SAFE NOW? Adler, Jerry; Underwood, Anne; Scelfo, Julie; Murr, Andrew; Rosenberg, Debra; Raymond, Joan; Nodell, Bobbi; Underhill, William // Newsweek;1/12/2004, Vol. 143 Issue 2, p42
Discusses whether it is safe for Americans to eat beef following the discovery of the first case of BSE in the United States. Details of the U.S. Department of Agriculture's recall of potentially contaminated beef; Claim that the current system of food safety is ill-prepared to deal with threats...
- Official USDA Food Plans: Cost of Food at Home at Four Levels, U.S. Average, June 2000. // Family Economics & Nutrition Review;1999, Vol. 12 Issue 3/4, p115
Presents a tabular representation of the weekly and monthly food costs on different age-gender groups, based on the food plans of the United States Department of Agriculture for June 2000.