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USDA Beef Grades and How They Are Determined - Food Reference
The USDA beef grading system is based on the meat's maturity and level of fat marbling, both of which are good indicators of the meat's tenderness. The grading ...
What Is the USDA Organic Seal? - Definition - Organic Business
The USDA Organic Seal is a seal, or label, that is affixed to certified USDA organic products. There are two levels of certified products that are allowed to wear ...
United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) - Definition of USDA
The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) was founded in 1862, when President Abraham Lincoln signed into law an act of Congress establishing the ...
About the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) - US Government
... of quality in the daily food supply. Ads. &ensp. The Department of Agriculture ( USDA) was created by an act of Congress on May 15, 1862 (7 U.S.C. 2201).
USDA Organic Certification - How to Get USDA Certified Organic
Meeting USDA organic certification standards shows consumers that you're committed to quality organic goods. Learn the basics of how to get certified organic ...
10 Frequently Asked Questions About Organic Labels
"USDA Organic Seal" is often used interchangeable with the term "USDA organic label" or "Organic label." They're not the same thing though. The USDA ...
Is USDA Organic Beef Green Beef? - Green Living - About.com
Organic beef that carries the "USDA Organic" label has been raised and processed in a way that meets strict guidelines established by the U.S. Department of ...
Organic Food - Is It Worth the Cost? - Green Living - About.com
What is organic food, and is it worth paying more for USDA-certified organic products? There are many green benefits to sustainable farms, but organic foods  ...
Plant Hardiness Zone Map Provided by USDA (Image) - Gardening
The USDA has released their new Plant Hardiness Zone Maps. Using 30 years of data, the new maps better reflect regional differences and are much easier to ...
What Is Prime Beef? - Culinary Arts Q&A
Finally, cuts of meat that have been given a prime grade will be marked with a purple stamp showing the words "USDA Prime" inside a shield symbol. While this  ...
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