Plate of grilled bone-in ribeye with onion rings and vegetable medley

Harris Ranch Grilled Rib Eye Steak, A Tasty Summer Indulgence

Americans love grilling season and beef is one their most favorite proteins to cook over an open flame. According to Beef Checkoff, all of the beef produced in the U.S. is being consumed, despite the increased cost. According to a recent survey, Americans believe beef is a quality protein that is worth paying a premium price. Ounce for ounce, beef is a nutrient-dense food, and an ideal source of zinc, iron and protein. These are nutrients our bodies crave.

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Book Review: The Meat Racket

Why do journalists or writers keep picking on the U.S. meat and poultry industry? I’ve asked myself that question over the past ten years, as I have watched everyone from the New York Times to ABC News publish or transmit biased, dishonest stories on individual companies or the industry.

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Students from Elite Cooking Schools Get Lessons in Valley’s Farm Fields

Culinary students from some of the nation’s top cooking schools traded their chef coats for sweatshirts to learn how food in the central San Joaquin Valley is grown. Ten students from The Culinary Institute of American’s Hyde Park campus in New York walked through broccoli fields during harvest in February, watched an almond orchard being plated and visited the sprawling Harris Ranch feedlot in west Fresno County.

Burger on toasted sourdough bun and bed of creamy cheese, topped with melted jack, red and yellow bell peppers and cucumber slices. Two green olives on plate with burger

Building a Better Burger Starts with a Quality, Juicy Foundation

The search for a better burger is a trend that continues in restaurants, eateries, food trucks and backyards throughout the country. The creative juices among professional chefs and home cooks flow freely as the choice of bun, meat, and added ingredients pile as high as a burger lover dares to dream. But even dreamers need a solid foundation, and in the case of a hamburger, that begins with great quality ground beef.