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What Makes Our Meat Different

The more you know about our meat, the better. That’s just the bottom line around here. Our standards require no added hormones* and no antibiotics, ever. Our true partnerships with farmers and ranchers allow us to offer the highest quality, local and organic choices. And with leading animal welfare standards we’re encouraging a human approach to raising animals. Ultimately, we believe in great-tasting meat from healthy animals. Watch these videos to learn more. This one highlights what makes our meat different:

Global Animal Partnership 5-Step Animal Welfare Rating

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And you can learn about the animal welfare standards we’ve adopted for our beef, pork and chicken:

Global Animal Partnership's 5-Step Animal Welfare Rating

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Intrigued? Visit the meat pages of our website to find out why the more you know about our meat, the better.

* Federal regulations prohibit the use of hormones in raising pork, poultry, goat, veal and bison.