Food Safety

You may already know that your burgers should be cooked to a higher tempurature than a steak or roast, but did you know that 160 is the optimal temperature for safe and savory ground beef?

Use an instant-read thermometer to verify cooking temperature.

A 3-oz serving of beef is about 170 calories on average, yet an excellent source of six nutrients (protein, zinc, selenium, niacin, vitamin B6 and vitamin B12), and is a good source of four nutrients (phosphorous, iron, riboflavin and choline). A substantial body of evidence shows the nutrients in beef can help satisfy you and maintain a healthy weight, build muscles and fuel a healthy lifestyle.


Steak with Roasted Butternut Squash

Butternut squash is a great fall vegetable and pairs well with ribeye steak and pasta. This recipe is courtesy of Chef Bryan and the Cooking with Chef Bryan Show. 

What is the Beef Checkoff?

Check out this video where Richard V. Nielson give background on his ranch and the benefits of the Beef Checkoff.

Find out what the Beef Checkoff does for you.


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Get the Skinny on Lean Beef

The 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans and leading health organizations recognize lean meat as a nutrient-rich food and recommend lean meat as part of a healthy diet.

Lean beef cuts all have less than 10 grams of total fat, 4.5 grams or less of saturated fat and less than 95 mg of cholesterol per 3.5-oz cooked serving.

Learn More about Lean Beef

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