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Why All the Fuss About Grass-Fed Meat?

June 26, 2012

This material combines several sources including my own thoughts on the subject of Grass Fed Meat. By Joan L. McDaniel    June 14, 2012

There has been progress with the FDA and Meat.  But to be truly safe with the meat you eat,  your beef, and  chicken should only be  Grass or Range Fed.  See second article from Dr. Mercola Why All the Fuss About Grass-Fed Meat?

Judge to FDA: Remove Superbug-Breeding Antibiotics from Animal Feed

Anthony Gucciardi

March 23, 2012

A federal judge has stepped up to the plate and is now ordering FDA regulators to start proceedings to revoke the approval for the use of common antibiotics in animal feed, stating that the excessive overuse of antibiotics is threatening public health through breeding drug-resistant superbugs. The news could not have come at a more appropriate time, after it was just recently revealed that antibiotic overuse has actually spawned a resistant ‘white plague‘ that threatens the health of individuals worldwide. Thanks to the countless unnecessary prescriptions of antibiotics dished out in nations like India, a heavily drug-resistant form of tuberculosis has scientists concerned over a potential pandemic.

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Why All the Fuss About Grass-Fed Meat?

Grass-fed beef is vastly superior to grain-fed beef, and in fact it’s the clear beef of choice you should be eating. It is far more important to choose grass-fed than to choose organic, as most grass-fed beef are also organic.

Not only is it raised in a more sustainable way for the environment, and a more humane way for the animal, but it’s the superior choice for your health.

Grass-fed beef, for instance, is lower in fat than regular beef and, more importantly, contains higher amounts of conjugated linoleic acid (CLA), a fatty acid. Grass-fed animals have from three to five times more CLA than grain-fed animals.

The Growing Demand for Grass-Fed Beef in America

From Kiernan Farm

You best bet to find grass-fed beef is a local farmer.  Check out your local Farmers Market and local Health food stores and ask around.

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