Going for Grass

From organic to natural, humane certified and beyond, there are a lot of label claims to sort through in the meat department. For a growing number of retailers, however, one standard says it all: grass-fed. Low in fat and high in omega-3s and conjugated linoleic acid (CLA), which studies show reduces the risk for heart disease, grass-fed meats have a robust health profile. In addition, the ruminant

From organic to natural, humane certified and beyond, there are a lot of label claims to sort through in the meat department. For a growing number of retailers, however, one standard says it all: grass-fed. Low in fat and high in omega-3s and conjugated linoleic acid (CLA), which studies show reduces the risk for heart disease, grass-fed meats have a robust health profile. In addition, the ruminant diet ensures that animals are out in the fresh air — something that's important to many welfare

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