Industry Updates


  • Aug 31, 2016
    What are the True Nutritional Benefits of Grass Fed Beef? By Allen R. Williams, Ph.D.

    For the past decade or more there has been much discussion about the potential health benefits of grassfed beef. Arguments have been made that the benefits are similar to those...

  • Aug 31, 2016
    In Defense of Soil Health

    Soil health is a hot topic today in sustainable agriculture circles and is even becoming more popular in conventional agriculture.  However, the term is often thrown around loosely and sometimes t...

  • Aug 31, 2016
    Can We Produce Grass Fed Beef at Scale? By Allen R. Williams, Ph.D.

    Recently there have been a number of ads published in major agricultural publications that attempt to explain the “myths” of grassfed beef. In these ads, major companies such as Elanco and...

  • Feb 3, 2016
    U.S. Beef Industry Risks Big Export Losses

    In 2015, Japan and Australia signed an economic partnership agreement that provides significant tariff reductions for Australian beef to be imported into Japan. The Japan-Australia Partnership Agreement (JAEPA) is to be...

  • Dec 10, 2015
    Grass Fed Beef Delivery

    A fledgling company, ButcherBox, has just launched a new grass fed beef delivery service that will allow consumers to place orders online and receive delivery of grass fed beef items...

  • May 1, 2015
    Major Food Trends for 2015

    The Institute of Food Technologists recently published the results of their Top Food Trends for 2015 study. The results were published in the April 2015 edition of Food Technology magazine. Major findings...

  • Apr 14, 2015
    Surprise: Flavor Drives Nutrition

    Mark Schatzker, one of our featured speakers at the upcoming 2015 Grass Fed Exchange Conference, recently published an editorial piece in the Wall Street Journal titled “How Flavor Drives Nutrition”. Mark is a...

  • Mar 16, 2015
    Consumers Want Real Foods

    Allen R. Williams, Ph.D. A recent article in Nation’s Restaurant News by Nancy Kruse emphasized that consumers are continuing the trend of demanding “real” foods. Nancy stated that consum...

  • Mar 11, 2015
    McDonald's Changing Antibiotic Use Standards

    McDonald’s Wants to Start Sourcing Proteins That Have Not Been Treated with Human AntibioticsMcDonald’s recently announced that it will no longer sell chicken treated with antibiotics that are also...

  • Mar 3, 2015
    Laura’s Lean Beef introduces new grass-fed products

    Laura’s Lean Beef, a division of Meyer Natural Foods, has announced their launch of a 100% Grass Fed All Beef Hot Dog. The new line of hot dogs are made wi...

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