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Can the beef industry have its grass and eat it too? It depends on whom you ask. Last month, the U.S. Department of Agriculture released an updated version of marketing standards for grass-fed meat. The agency tightened up the previous definition, dating from 2002, but critics complain that the new version stills falls woefully short of what's required for a truly meaningful label. The American Grassfed

Can the beef industry have its grass and eat it too?

It depends on whom you ask. Last month, the U.S. Department of Agriculture released an updated version of marketing standards for grass-fed meat. The agency tightened up the previous definition, dating from 2002, but critics complain that the new version stills falls woefully short of what's required for a truly meaningful label. The American Grassfed Association was so disappointed that its members decided to launch their own certi

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