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Feds expand beef recall as salmonella outbreak broadens to 246 cases in 26 states  CNBC

More than 5 million more pounds of raw beef products have been added to a national recall over concerns about possible salmonella contamination, and the ...


No, that's not an '80s metal band. It's a herd of cows.  Bangor Daily News

With thick shaggy coats and long curved horns, Scottish Highland cattle are built to withstand the harsh climate of the mountains — the wind, the rain and the ...


Tassajara Natural Meats founder aspires to bring better beef to local schools.  Monterey County Weekly

Mark Shelley is a filmmaker by trade. He founded Sea Studios, whose productions showcased the stunning diversity – and fragility – of marine life.


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 ...


Worried about the ground beef recall? Here are some other options  TriStateHomepage.com

If you just can't bear the thought of passing up that steak or burger, you can opt for grass-fed or local options. Luckily, there are local beef options in the Tri-State.


Why Consider Organic Grass Fed Beef  Hawthorn Caller

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. This is.


Minor League Baseball and Applegate to Provide a “Cleaner” Option of Classic Ballpark Fare  Associated Press

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. and BRIDGEWATER, N.J., Dec. 03, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Minor League Baseball ™ (MiLB™) today announced that Applegate ...


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.


2018 gift guide: Presents that give back for pets and pet parents  Daily Hive

Pet parents love their four-legged friends, and heap on those holiday presents. This year, get the pets and pet lovers on your list great gifts that also give back.


Goodness Me! Natural Food Market Opens Tenth Location in Cambridge  GlobeNewswire

New store offers wide selection of organic produce, healthy products, and features a dine-in eatery full of ready-to-eat, prepared foods.


Future-proofing NZ's meat exports  Rural News Group

Matt Luxton, Silver Fern Farms' sales executive in the US, discusses the opportunities for New Zealand to exploit the growing consumer trend towards g...


We Can Fight Climate Change and Still Eat Beef  In These Times

How grass-fed cattle can sequester carbon and rebuild soil.


The 5 Best Sugar Substitutes That Won't Spike Your Blood Sugar  Civilized

Artificial sweeteners can be problematic for the gut and cause glucose intolerance, so it may be wise to consider a sugar substitute. Read here for five of the best ...


Cash-Strapped Argentines Won't Give Up Their Beloved Beef  Drovers Magazine

Four blocks from the presidential palace in downtown Buenos Aires, a construction worker organizes lunch for his 25-person crew. Rather than fetching ...


Why do Europeans love Texas barbecue?  Houston Chronicle

On a recent trip to Como, Italy, I found a new outpost of Texas barbecue called Blacket. As I sat down to a plate of the Texas trinity — brisket, ribs and sausage ...


Which Foods Are Unsustainable - and What Are the Alternatives?  International Environmental Technology

There is a growing trend across the world to pursue a vegan diet, with its proponents claiming that it's not only the most environmentally-friendly course of action ...


Big Y World Class Market welcomes residents to renovated store  Reminder Publications

LONGMEADOW – Residents rejoice! Longmeadow's Big Y World Class Market located at 802 Williams St. has officially completed renovations in many areas of ...


Point Reyes cattle ranches dating back to the 1850s gain national historic listing  The Santa Rosa Press Democrat

Ranchlands at Point Reyes National Seashore in West Marin County, where cattle have thrived on grassy, fog-shrouded hills since the mid-19th century, now ...


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 ...


All the meat that's fit to eat: Practicing sustainable carnivorism  Santa Fe New Mexican

The array of options for consumers seeking non-factory-farmed, organic, grass-fed, free-range, non-GMO meat comes thanks to a revolution that originated in the ...


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.


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 ...


Inflammation could be behind your poor gut health and here's why  Body and Soul

We keep hearing that inflammation is the cause for the diseases we are experiencing, and they can come from any number of lifestyle factors. But if we REALLY ...


Gift guide: 12 Kansas City-stuffed stocking stuffers  Startland News

Startland News presents its annual gift guide of Kansas City-made products to celebrate dozens of KC makers and give readers curated shopping hints.


Parisian Walkways: Rue Sainte-Marthe, a Thriving Corner of the 10th  FranceToday.com

Along the main thoroughfare of a 19th-century working-class development Jeffrey T Iverson discovers a quiet corner of the 10th that is attracting a new breed of ...


Is Soy Good or Bad for Your Health?  Healthline

Despite its popularity, soy remains a controversial food — some praise its health benefits, while others condemn it. This article examines the evidence for and ...


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.


Peter Jackson Returns to "Naughty Years" With Re-release of Early Films  Hollywood Reporter

Peter Jackson is planning a re-release of his early films such as 'Bad Taste' to 'Braindead', intending on using his Weta Digital wizardry to restore his no-budget, ...


Trump’s man in Brussels slams ‘out of touch’ EU  POLITICO.eu

'The French are heavily involved … they are taking a very parochial view,' says US ambassador.


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 ...


New Jerusalem introduces contemporary African to Adelaide  InDaily

From Kimba to Kensington Road, this husband and wife team traded in their rural South Australian medical practice to be part of Adelaide's restaurant scene.


Midwife earns £8,500 a year making placenta products - including SMOOTHIES  Mirror Online

WARNING: GRAPHIC IMAGES: Ciara Noble, 23, from Melbourne, Australia, even sells face creams and keep sakes made from the afterbirth.


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

The company says all the products were uncured, natural and 100% grass-fed beef.


Meet the Farmers: Two Addison County Cattle Farmers Share Their Philosophy  Middlebury Campus

Expanding upon mainstream environmentalism, two farmers explain the relationship between animal, land and man.


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


Vitamin K2's promising future  Nutritional Outlook

Although the public has yet fully to appreciate vitamin K2, advocates are working overtime to change that. Here's how an official recommended daily intake (RDI) ...


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, ...


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 ...


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.


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.


Christmas Gift Guide: 15 of the hottest pressies UNDER $50  The Flinders News

It started out as a hobby. Sven and Ana decided it was time to do their bit by rescuing bee colonies from the weird and wonderful places they settled in. Usin...


Wayne Rooney Bringing Millions Worth of Brand Value to DC United  Front Office Sports

Since Wayne Rooney joined D.C. United during the MLS season, the team garnered millions in new brand value, setting the team up well for the future.


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.


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 ...


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.


4 best beef menus in Hong Kong this summer  South China Morning Post

Four leading restaurants are serving exquisite beef menus, with the Steakhouse winebar + grill offering Strauss free-raised Angus beef and Beefbar drawing ...


How money stokes divide of historic black community in Virginia pipeline battle  NBCNews.com

Dominion Energy's proposed construction of a natural gas pipeline and compressor station in Buckingham remains saddled by challenges from residents and ...


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 ...


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.


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


Grass-fed beef conference set for May 31-June 1 at Texas A&M  AgriLife Today

Niche markets, consumer preferences, forage systems to be discussed. Writer: Blair Fannin, 979-845-2259, b-fannin@tamu.edu. Contact: Dr. Ron Gill, ...


Strauss Brands Partners with American Family Farmers, Delivers Grass-Fed Beef Direct to Your Door®  PR Newswire

FRANKLIN, Wis., Feb. 6, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Strauss Brands, a national leader in ethical and humane livestock practices, is making its American-raised ...


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.


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


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 Beef ...


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


Redskins may use unconventional plan at guard vs. Giants  NBCSports.com

Who will the Redskins use at guard on Sunday against the Giants? Well, the team isn't sure yet, and as of now, they're thinking of using some very interesting ...


In 'Kitchen Yarns,' Ann Hood spins savory tales of life through food  USA TODAY

In her new book of essays 'Kitchen Yarns,' writer Ann Hood recalls bittersweet memories of her life through food. A 3.5-star review.


Petition aims to change labeling laws for U.S. beef  Tri-State Livestock News

When consumers shop the meat case, they have a variety of labels to choose from such as natural, organic, antibiotic-free, grassfed, Certified Angus Beef and ...


Pickle Jar Cafe opens Downtown serving breakfast and lunch  Madison.com

Pickle Jar Cafe had a soft opening last week and will open more officially on Tuesday.


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

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


Is Grass-fed Beef Better for the Climate? It’s Complicated.  Quartz

Consumers who've banked on the positive climate effects of eating 100% grass-fed beef will still need to consider eating less meat after all.


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.


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. It seemed ...


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 ...


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: ...


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 ...


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  Business 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 ...


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.


'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.


Greenspace Brands (JTR) Price Target Lowered to C$1.25 at Cormark  Baseball Daily News

Greenspace Brands (CVE:JTR) had its price target reduced by equities researchers at Cormark from C$1.85 to C$1.25 in a research report issued to clients and ...


Why you should care about the grass cows eat  Mother Nature Network

Cow poop from fields where cattle graze prove there are fewer nutrients in the grass these cows eat — and that affects how they grow.


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 ...


Still Eating Grass-Fed Beef 'For the Environment'? Another Study Just Proved This Isn't a Solution  One Green Planet

As a matter of fact, the latest study on this issue, which was recently published in the environmental science journal Environmental Research Letters, by Matthew ...


Grass-fed beef will not help tackle climate change, report finds  Carbon Brief

Billed as a more environmentally friendly way to rear cattle, grass-fed beef has been the red meat of choice for many a climate-conscious carnivore.


Pre's beef becomes non-GMO verified  GlobalMeatNews.com

US-based packaged foods firm Pre Brands has revealed that its full line of grass-fed and finished beef has been non-GMO verified. Pre Brands' new non-GMO ...


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 ...


Oregon Beef Packer Closes After 120 Years  Drovers Magazine

More than 140 employees have lost their jobs in Oregon after a 120-year old beef packer closes.


Teton Waters Ranch Launches Bold New Flavors, Vibrant Packaging  GlobeNewswire

New Offerings Make It Easier Than Ever to Enjoy Grass-Fed Beef and Prepare Healthy Meals in Minutes.


Australian Meat Emporium launches sale selling premium grain fed beef  Daily Mail

The cost of *fresh* produce is expected to rise as Australia faces one of its worst devastating droughts of the past century. But Australian Meat Emporium has ...


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 ...


Fresh beef is coming to a McDonald's near you  CNBC

McDonald's said Tuesday that it plans to rollout *fresh* Quarter Pounder beef patties nationally by May of this year.


Meat Chops jerky: road trip fuel that's prairie-bred, grass-fed  Eat North

Eat meat. Craft leather. Respect cow. Chelsey Parker's meat mantra is one of conscious consumerism. Parker is shaking up Canada's beef jerky market with ...


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 ...


Eric Akis: Celebrate BC 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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


The best way to save the planet? Drop meat and dairy  The Guardian

Farming livestock for food threatens all life on earth, and 'free-range' steak is the worst of all, writes Guardian columnist George Monbiot.


Revealed: industrial-scale beef farming comes to the UK  The Guardian

Investigation uncovers about a dozen intensive beef units, despite assurances that US-style practices would not happen here.


Why sick dairy cows may be the culprit in last week’s historic Salmonella beef recall  The New Food Economy

Since the mid-1980s, scientists have identified dairy cows as the primary reservoir of Salmonella Newport. A closer look at established facts points to an ongoing ...


Weekend Recipe: Grass-Fed Beef Bourguignon With Cauliflower Mash  TIME

Discover how to make a delicious grass-fed beef bourguignon with a side of cauliflower mash.


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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