US Cattle Offal Has Global Appeal

The US meat buying public might be surprised to learn that one domestic beef carcass yields about $40 [£30] of saleable offal. Whimsically termed lickers, tickers and filters in the meat trade, cattle internal body organs like tongue, heart, tripe and liver are exported and consumed globally, writes John Wilkes. For many countries in Central […]

Comments Requested on U.S. Beef Grading Modernization

The USDA Ag Marketing Service (AMS) is requesting comments from U.S. cattle producers on the potential modernizing of the current standards for grading carcass beef to include considering dentition for age verification. The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) requested this comment period and estimates the change would yield beef producers approximately $59 million in added […]