What You Need to Know About The Beef Industry

The beef industry has turned supermarket beef into an unnatural, industrial product. The good news is there are better and safer options. Learn how to avoid hormones, antibiotics and other unwanted chemicals in your food; stay safe from mad cow disease and E. coli, and choose better natural beef.



Hormone Injected Beef
You can assume that most of the beef in your supermarket contains hormone residues.
Illustration by Keri Rosebraugh
Industrial Beef Illustration
Today’s industrialized process reduces the nutritional value of the meat, stresses the animals, increases the risk of bacterial contamination, pollutes the environment and exposes consumers to a long list of unwanted chemicals.
Illustration by Keri Rosebraugh
natural beef
Finding alternatives to the beef in your supermarket can take a little extra work, but you’ll be rewarded with healthy, flavorful beef free of added hormones, antibiotics and other unwanted nasties.
Illustrations by Keri Rosebraugh
High Grain Diet Beef
When calves are finished on high-grain diets, a certain amount of suffering is simply taken for granted.
Illustration by Keri Rosebraugh
Antibiotics in Meat
An estimated 70 percent of all the antibiotics used in the United States are now being given to healthy animals to improve their growth and performance.
Illustration by Keri Rosebraugh
Salty Meat
Check ingredient labels to find out if meat has been unnaturally “enhanced.”
Photo by Matthew T. Stallbaumer











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