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How This Tiny New Zealand Company Is Producing The Best Beef In The World  Forbes

First Light Farms, a tiny, intrepid New Zealand-based company, is shaking up the American beef industry with a simple goal: produce the best quality beef in the ...


Why farmer wants to do grass-fed beef 'the right way'  Northern Star

WE ASSUME that beef labelled "grass fed" comes from animals fed and raised naturally on pasture, but that's not always the case according to local beef farmer ...


What Major Meat Claims Must Grocers Clarify for Their Shoppers?  Progressive Grocer

An estimated 95 percent of Americans eat meat or poultry regularly. Although three-quarters of shoppers put an effort into making nutritious and healthful meat ...


Rise of the American cowgirl: How women have reclaimed their connection to the land  The Independent

Hundreds of years before John Wayne and Gary Cooper gave us a Hollywood version of the American West, with men as the brute, weather-beaten stewards of ...


First of its Kind 1 Steer™ Ground Beef from Nurture Ranch Debuts in Grocery Stores in Southeastern US  PRNewswire

FRISCO, Texas, Feb. 4, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Nurture Ranch 1 Steer™ Ground Beef, the only packaged grass-fed ground beef to include meat from just one ...


Harvest Natural Market opening in Sienna Plantation  Chron

Harvest Natural Market is expected to open its third food store, 34,000 square feet, located at 4603 Sienna Parkway in Missouri City. The new store is scheduled ...


Clean label callout trends | 2019-02-04  Supermarket Perimeter

Clean label” is one of the top marketing buzz phrases of recent years, as Americans continue to say they want foods that are not only good for them but that they ...


MANDEL: Stronach family legal feud turns even nastier  Toronto Sun

It just got uglier.Belinda Stronach and her CEO at The Stronach Group (TSG) have struck back against her billionaire father's $520-million lawsuit against them, ...


Natural Grocers kicks off fiscal '19 on a high note  Grocery Dive

Natural Grocers reported a 5.5% increase in its daily average comparable store sales in its first-quarter earnings report for fiscal 2019, along with a 3.2% ...


Range Restoration :: A Growing Number of Ranchers are Turning to Sustainable Grazing  YES! Magazine

This article from the YES! Media archives was originally published in the Spring 2009 issue of YES! Magazine. I first met Jeff Mortenson several years ago while ...


The Green New Deal Isn’t Just About Energy, It’s Also About Controlling What Americans Eat  The Daily Caller

The Green New Deal isn't just a climate change manifesto targeting U.S. energy, it also looks to drastically change how food is produced and what Americans ...


Frenchy’s Naturel Opens in Place of The Bird in Logan Circle  Eater DC

Recently-shuttered restaurant the Bird will begin a second life as a modern French bistro this week in Logan Circle, inviting diners to feast on omelets and ...


Meet your farming neighbours: Markus Stamm  Grainews

Every farm has its own story. No two farms (or farmers) are exactly alike. Everyone got started in a different way, and every farm has a different combination of ...


Eighty pounds lost without losing my love of Montreal food  Montreal Gazette

Montrealer Erik Leijon says a new mindful-eating regime has also given him and his fiancée more appreciation for what the city's restos are serving.


Flooding Kills Estimated 300000-plus Cattle in Australia  AgWeb

Record rain fall in northern Queensland, Australia has left upwards of 300,000 cattle dead as farmers struggle to care for their livestock during a multiday rain ...


19 Breakthrough Ways Proven To Increase Testosterone (NATURALLY)  The Good Men Project

At the very core of every man, lies a magic molecule; testosterone. Testosterone is the primary male sex hormone and as such is what literally separates the men ...


Drake Makes Surprise Grammy Appearance, Gets Cut Off Mid-Speech  Variety

Drake was cut off at the Grammys while accepting the award for best rap song for "God's Plan."


Your ‘grass-fed’ beef may not have come from a cow grazing in a pasture. Here’s why.  The Washington Post

Grass-fed beef sounds like a lovely idea. Customers envision happy cattle grazing on green pastures, producing meat that is better for our health and the ...


6.5 million pounds of beef recalled due to salmonella outbreak  CNN

JBS Tolleson is recalling 6500966 pounds of various raw beef products after it was linked to an outbreak of salmonella that has caused 57 illnesses. Recalled ...


The Victorians created our meat-eating crisis. Can they also teach us how to escape it?  The Independent

The increasing consumption of meat-rich diets throughout the world in the 21st century raises pressing concerns about human health, animal welfare and ...


Wisconsin gets its first cider pub and it's in Mount Horeb  The Courier Life News

A former cheese warehouse is now home to Brix Cider, which makes cider from dozens of apple varieties and serves up farm-to-table fare.


Tampa doctor launches Keto diet study  WFLA

Now a Tampa doctor is conducting a study for find out if there is a healthier way for people to incorporate the Keto diet into the lifestyle.


Where to Eat in Paris: 11 Restaurants to Try Right Now  Forbes

When you visit Paris, you're spoiled for choice when it comes to restaurants, so you can imagine how difficult it is for me, a local of the city for the last 11 years, ...


Organic, grass fed and hormone-free: does this make red meat any healthier?  The Conversation AU

Farming methods may have a small impact on the nutritional profile of some red meats, but it's unlikely to make a difference to our health.


USDA Recalls Another 5.1 Million Pounds of Beef  Fortune

One of the largest beef recalls in recent years has expanded. JBS Tolleson has recalled another 5.1 million pounds of beef on fears it might be contaminated ...


This is Why Everyone Loves Leelanau Natural Beef - MyNorth.com  MyNorth.com

Nancy and Tim Keilty started a grass-fed beef operation before it was cool. Now the world has come to their door for Leelanau Natural Beef.


Natural Grocers introduces new grass fed beef provider in all 144 stores, maintains highest meat standards in national grocery industry  PR Newswire

DENVER, Feb. 27, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- In February, Natural Grocers introduced Thousand Hills' Lifetime Grazed™ beef in all of its grocery stores across 19 ...


Two thirds of organic land in Scotland has disappeared  HeraldScotland

IT was the big green, clean drive for the early 21st century. Two decades ago, after a series of food scares, Scotland was a pioneer of organic…


What Meat Labels Like 'Organic' and 'Grass Fed' Actually Mean—and Whether You Should Care  SELF

Trying to buy meat these days can seem like a quiz on how well you know your labels. There's organic. Grass fed. The always-vague natural. Sometimes—OK, a ...


Health Conscious Consumers Turn Attention to Advanced Food Processing Tech  Canada NewsWire

NEW YORK, Feb. 15, 2019 /CNW/ -- Food processing equipment is profoundly popular among consumers and companies involved in the food industry.


SunFed Ranch unveils latest natural beef products | Meatpoultry.com | June 15, 2018 13:06  Meat & Poultry

WOODLAND, Calif. – SunFed Ranch, based in Woodland, California, announced on June 13 a new line of hot dogs and sausage that are uncured, natural and ...


Why are we programmed to think meat is for men?  National Post

Laura Brehaut: In considering the masculine prerogative to eat meat and understanding the cultural forces at play, we can better understand what's driving our ...


There's Only One Way For Grass-Fed Cattle To Be A Sustainable Farming Practice  HuffPost

By Jonathan Carey. Over the past decade, there have been growing concerns over how cattle are raised and the way beef is produced. People have grown ...


Soup-To-Nuts Podcast: Grass fed beef is on the upswing, but must overcome significant challenges  FoodNavigator-USA.com

Grass fed beef may account for only a small fraction of the total US beef market, but demand for it is growing fast as consumers look for options that not only are ...


Is grass-fed beef more nutritious than regular beef?  The Globe and Mail

There are certain nutritional advantages to meat from grass-fed cattle but, in the end, it's more about how the cows are treated.


Strauss Brands Seeks to Grow Grass Fed Beef Production  PR Newswire

FRANKLIN, Wis., Sept. 18, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Third-generation family-owned and -operated meat company, Strauss Brands, is proud to welcome new ...


Hormones allowed in beef in Canada, but not in pork or chicken  Simcoe.com

THE ISSUE: Meat marketing claims LOCAL IMPACT: Consumers hit with meat marketing claims at the grocery store, fast food outlets.


Rob Bishop Blames Patagonia for Climate Change  Outside

This morning, the House Natural Resources Committee held its first hearing on climate change in eight years. It was as unremarkable as you'd expect from a dry ...


The Trials of Creating Vegan, Kosher, Halal, Meat-Free Gelatin  Eater

In a world of Impossible burgers and plant-based milks, a tech firm aims to crack the code for lab-grown, meat-free gelatin.


BETTER BEEF: Do you prefer grass-fed or grain-fed beef?  WTVC

When it comes to the steak you're having for dinner, everyone has a theory on what's best. A trending topic now is grass-fed beef or getting your beef directly ...


Growing Our Own: Hawaii Still Lacks Enough Local Food Production  Honolulu Civil Beat

For Hawaii agriculture to successfully transition from its pineapple and sugar plantation past to a future where locally produced food has a bigger role in the local ...


9 Tips for Starting a Business in a Crowded Digital Marketplace  Entrepreneur

Many successful entrepreneurs were inspired to start their businesses after noticing a hole in the marketplace that needed to be filled, whether it was Bill Gates ...


Ground Beef Recall | E. Coli | JBS USA  ConsumerReports.org

Consumer Reports has advice for what you should do given the latest ground beef recall. Until more information is provided, any ground beef purchased over a ...


With veganism on the rise, is meat cooked?  The Globe and Mail

The world is waking up to the notion that industrial raising of animals for human consumption is an abomination to our planet and our health. Finally, animal-free ...


If You’re Buying Meat, Watch Out For This On The Label  The Alternative Daily

Meat labels can be confusing and don't necessarily guarantee you're getting the best product. Here's how meat labels relate to quality and animal practices.


Steph Curry’s Game Is More Than Just His Shot  The Ringer

Steph Curry's stroke changed the game of basketball, but his ability to turn weakness into strength has vaulted him up the list of the greatest players of all time.


Albertsons, Safeway, Pak 'N Save, and Vons Voluntarily Recall Ground Beef Products in Seven States in Cooperation with Cargill Meat Solutions' Ground Beef Recall Due to Possible E. coli O157:H7 Contamination  GlobeNewswire

BOISE, Idaho, Aug. 24, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- In cooperation with the Cargill Meat Solutions Class 1 recall of approximately 25,288 pounds of ground ...


10 Best Tasting Beef Jerky Brands 2018 - Keto-Friendly Beef Jerky  Men's Health

For guys looking for their next protein fix, consider these great tasting beef jerky brands that include keto-friendly options, plus classic flavors like teriyaki.


Feeding cattle: learn the basics  Farmer's Weekly

When rounding off cattle for slaughter, you can either grow and mix feed on the farm or buy ready-mixed feed.


First beef brand aligns with new grain/grass 'Fodder Fed' standard  Beef Central

AUSTRALIA'S first beef brand program to align itself with the industry's new grain/grass Fodder Fed production standard has reached the market. New South ...


Grass-Fed Collagen: What Is It? And Does The Grass-Fed Part Really Matter?  mindbodygreen.com

This intro to grass-fed collagen peptides will break down what collagen is and how to use it and dive into the many ways that grass-fed collagen can boost your ...


Burger Chains | Antibiotics Use  ConsumerReports.org

This year's Chain Reaction report highlights improvements made by fast food chains in reducing antibiotic use, as well as the need for improvement in burger ...


MSU Grass-fed Beef School coming in February  Michigan State University Extension

MSU Extension will offer a two-day school on grass-fed beef production.


Colorado ranchers feed cattle naturally to give consumers a superior beef product  Fence Post

It started with an idea to snap a few photos of his family's cows for social media and then Tyler Christensen ordered a drone and things really took off.


Grass Run Farms debuts frozen ground beef patties  GlobalMeatNews.com

US grass-fed beef farm collaboration Grass Run Farms has introduced its first-ever individually quick frozen ground beef patties to market. Launched at the ...


Adena Farms, organic beef farm in Florida, a focal point in the Stronach feud  The Globe and Mail

Stretched over the rolling hills of Marion County in northern Florida, a cattle ranch that was Frank Stronach's vision of the future of farming is now a focal point in ...


Health Claims on Food Labels  ConsumerReports.org

R eading the information on food packaging—especially the nutrition facts panel and ingredients list—can help you make wiser choices. But some of the ...


Shaw Road Farm to showcase grass fed angus beef at Maine Harvest Festival  WABI

DOVER-FOXCROFT and BANGOR, Maine (WABI) - Benjamin Cookson from Shaw Road Farm is in the TV5 studio to talk about Shaw Road Farm and the Maine ...


Why Consider Organic Grass Fed Beef  Live Trading News

Why Consider Organic Grass Fed Beef. Grass fed beef comes from cows that are allowed to graze on pasture and consume their natural diet of grass.


Global Grass-Fed Beef Market Report 2018-2022 - ResearchAndMarkets.com  Business Wire

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The "Global Grass-fed Beef Market 2018-2022" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. The Global ...


Global Grass-fed Beef Market 2018-2022  PR Newswire

LONDON, Sept. 25, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- About Grass-Fed Beef Grass-finished beef comes from cattle raise on a forage diet. While most cattle spend most of ...


Extending fall and winter grazing for beef cattle  Canadian Cattlemen

Extending the grazing season for cattle can help reduce production costs and there are various ways to increase forage production/utilization to ensure.


GreenSpace Brands Inc. Announces the Launch of Meatbar™, a new line of pasture raised, grass fed, convenient meat snacks  Canada NewsWire

TORONTO, April 26, 2018 /CNW/ - GreenSpace Brands Inc. ("GreenSpace" or "the Company") (TSXV: JTR) today announced the launch of Meatbar™ , its new ...


Almost 7 million pounds of beef are being recalled from Walmart and other stores as a salmonella outbreak sickens at least 57 people in 16 states  INSIDER

Roughly 6.9 million pounds of raw beef are being recalled after being linked to a salmonella outbreak. The salmonella outbreak has sickened at least 57 people ...


River Watch Beef envisions pure range of 'farm-to-fork' products  Startland News

The beef industry is broken, said Chris Kovac, sitting just an ironic stone's throw away from the historic Kansas City Stockyards. “We should all educate ourselves ...


Direct marketing grass-fed beef is a family business  Canadian Cattlemen

After Tim Hoven and his wife Lori took over the management of his family farm at Eckville, Alta., in 1998 they made the decision to go certified organic.


Share the love: The world's most romantic restaurants  CNN

From Australia to Mexico, here are 14 of the world's most romantic restaurants that excel in ambience, *service* and flair from the kitchen.


What Does 'Grass-Fed' Really Mean (and Who Decides?)  Organic Authority

While grass-fed meat and dairy are ever-increasing in popularity, it turns out no one's really regulating what these terms mean.


Forages for Grass-Fed Beef Production  Drovers Magazine

Success grass-fed beef production is dependent on several factors.


Read This Before Buying Grass-Fed Beef  Reader's Digest

If you've noticed pricey beef labeled “grass-fed” in the grocery store, you might wonder if it's worth the extra money. There are tons of great reasons for wanting to ...


25,000 Pounds of Ground Beef Are Being Recalled Due to Possible E. Coli Contamination  Fortune

Cargill Meat Solutions in Colorado announced that it is recalling 25,288 pounds of ground beef products that might be contaminated with E. coli, the U.S. ...


Whether you buy grass-fed or ‘natural,’ meat safety isn't guaranteed  Globe and Mail

Whether your dinner was raised on a feedlot or coddled on a local farm, research suggests it's equally liable to carry a pathogen.


Skyrocketing sales of grass-fed beef are forcing the industry to change  Star Tribune

Consumers looking for healthier, more environmentally friendly options are putting pressure on conventional producers.


The Grass-Fed Beef Supply Chain  Forbes

Demand for grass-fed beef has grown at an annual rate of 25-30 percent for the past decade at the same time that per capita beef consumption for traditional ...


Hot Dog Horror Show? Survey Finds Americans Are Scared to Find Out What Is in Their Hot Dogs  PR Newswire

BRIDGEWATER, N.J., May 22, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The question that instills fear in the hearts of four in 10 Americans: What's in your hot dog? As Americans ...


We reviewed these Chelmsford restaurants and this is what we thought  Essex Live

From independent businesses to chain restaurants - read this before you book.


How much red meat should you really be eating per week?  Health24

Love eating red meat? Here's how much you should be eating.


Albertsons, Safeway, Pak 'N Save, and Vons recall beef products in 7 states  Food Safety News

Editor's note: Officials with Albertsons contacted Food Safety News on Aug. 27 to report that the recall notice issued by Safeway incorrectly included two products ...


Here’s the recall list for over 130,000 pounds of Cargill ground beef potentially tainted with E. coli  MarketWatch

Cargill recalls 132606 pounds of ground beef products for potential E. coli contamination.


Ask EWG: What's the Difference Between Natural and Organic Hot Dogs?  Environmental Working Group

Jump to section. Is it worth the extra dollars to buy natural or organic hot dogs? Why are some hot dogs labeled as “raised without antibiotics”? What's the ...


Aldi ground beef sold in Illinois part of nationwide recall linked to E. coli outbreak  Chicago Tribune

Aldi is recalling ground beef sold through July in Illinois and other states due to possible E. coli contamination as part of a broader recall issued this week by a ...


Yellowstone superintendent ready to tackle future challenges  The Bozeman Daily Chronicle

MAMMOTH HOT SPRINGS, Wyo. — Cam Sholly didn't expect to be here. Not when he was finishing high school in Gardiner, not when he was clearing ...


This Bone Broth Recipe Is Your Best Natural Defense Against the Flu  Organic Authority

Chef Marco Canora of NYC's Brodo swears by this combo of ginger, turmeric, black pepper, oregano, and rich homemade bone broth.


'Americans want grain-fed beef' - US agri-trade official  Agriland

When it comes to beef consumption in the US, Americans predominantly want grain-fed cuts, the US Under Secretary for Trade has stated.


Two views on direct marketing to consumers  Canadian Cattlemen

There are many ways to market your cattle today but for a growing number of producers dealing directly with the consumer makes a lot of sense. Trails End.


The inconvenient truth about the environmental impact of organic farming  New Atlas

A new international study into the impact of agricultural land use on climate change has found organic food production is worse for the climate than conventional ...


Why Your 'Product Of U.S.A.' Steak May Not Actually Be From A Cow Raised On American Soil  Forbes Now

According to a petition submitted to the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection *Service* by the Organization for Competitive Markets and the ...


Less beef, more beans. Experts say world needs a new diet  CBC.ca

Scientists in nutrition, health and sustainability compile what a healthy diet looks like — and also how to provide that food for a world population growing to 10 ...


In search of America's best hot dog: 14 supermarket varieties, taste-tested  The Guardian

Life is full of tough choices. For instance: are you a burger person, or a hot dog person? While I tend to lean burger, there are times when only a hot dog will do: ...


At the new Graze Burgers in Westerly, your beef is grass-fed one town over  theday.com

Graze opened in October and gets its beef from JW Beef in Stonington, which formed a decade ago.


The 10 Healthiest Low-sodium, Low-sugar Jerky Brands of 2018  Men's Journal

Many packaged, dried meats are high in sodium with added artificial preservatives. We've searched grocery and convenience stores to find you the best, ...


Olive-fed Wagyu beef...all the way from Edenderry  Agriland

Wagyu beef – raised on a farm in Edenderry – and fed on a new natural livestock feed supplement developed by Irish feed producers, The Olive Feed ...


Grass-Fed Beef Loses Its Luster  Forbes Now

Love, they say, is as perennial as the grass. But the grass, ah, that's not so simple; grass can be anything from wheat to bamboo. In Oregon, where I grew up, ...


Ground beef recall includes meat sold at Aldi, Sam's Club and Target stores  KSN-TV

The U.S. Department of Agriculture released a list of retail locations that took delivery of the ground beef products involved in Cargill Meat Solutions recall.


Eric Akis: Celebrate B.C. Day with a burger  Times Colonist

If you plan to serve burgers this B.C. Day long weekend, forget about cooking those frozen beef patties produced goodness knows where. Instead, celebrate ...


16 Foods That Are High in Niacin (Vitamin B3)  Healthline

Niacin, or vitamin B3, is an essential nutrient, which aids your metabolism and nervous system and which you must obtain through your diet. Here are 16 foods ...


What goes around, comes around when it comes to cattle protein  Canadian Cattlemen

In my April column I focused on the principles of protein nutrition in beef cattle with an emphasis on rumen degradable and undegradable protein and on.


Currant Opens in Belltown and More Seattle Food News You Can Use: Feb 15, 2019 Edition  TheStranger.com

This week, a new bistro opens in Belltown's new Sound Hotel, diehard fans of the beloved greasy spoon Beth's Cafe fear for the restaurant's future now that the ...


Natural Grocers launches store brand  Supermarket News

Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage Inc. has put its name and reputation for premium natural and organic groceries on a new private-label line. The Lakewood ...


Raymond James Reiterates “C$1.00” Price Target for Greenspace Brands (JTR)  Baseball Daily News

Raymond James set a C$1.00 price target on Greenspace Brands (CVE:JTR) in a research note issued to investors on Thursday. The brokerage currently has a ...


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RR2 Box 163
Waynoka, Ok 73860

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405 612 2564 Jerry Noble
405 612 5662 Rita Noble

Ritas Natural Beef of Major County, Oklahoma uses no growth hormones, growth promotants, or enhancements of any kind on any of its cattle at any time during their lives. Our cattle are never fed, given or administered in any form of sub-therapeutic antibiotics. Any sick cattle that are treated with antibiotics are immediately removed from the Ritas Natural Beef program and either sold or marketed elsewhere and not under the Ritas Natural Beef name or label. This is assured through our identification process and record keeping in which all animals are tagged and numbered with ID (identification) tags. Records are maintained that allow us to be sure that sick and subsequently treated cattle are never sold under the Ritas Natural Beef label. All cattle are worked and treated through our local animal veterinary clinic. Our cattle never receive any feed that contains any antibiotics, growth hormones, animal product or animal by-products.

Our calves consume grass and forage and their mothers milk prior to weaning. The calves are born on native ranch grasses common in the local area. Some of these include Little Blue, Big Blue, Buffalo, Western Wheat, Brome, Foxtail, Side Oats Grama, and Bermuda.. Their diet is supplemented during the winter months with Wheat Pasture, Alfalfa, Bermuda Hay, and Bluegrass Hay, Crimped Milo or Crimped Corn. We supplement their diet with additional salt and trace minerals. Any and all feed is classified as natural feed that is supplemented to there diets. Their final diet during the finishing stage is Crimped Corn, Alfalfa, Bermuda or Blue Stem Hay. Our primary objective is to produce a high quality beef product restricting all antibiotics, growth hormones, and any animal products or by-products. These high standards allow us to produce a class of natural beef produce.

Please feel free to contact us with any questions regarding our program or operations.

Sincerely,

Jerry B. Noble
Cheyenne Land & Cattle Ltd. Co.
A Oklahoma Limited Company