What exactly is sustainable beef? As this Huffington Post article indicates, there are no standards, indications, accountability or traceability when measuring beef sustainability. Yet, we can all agree that factors that must be considered when defining sustainable beef include soil and land quality, land use and management, social responsibility and nutritional security. Grass-fed beef definitely helps one aspect of the sustainability question–producing healthy cows and nutritional beef.
Check out this article to decide for yourself if you believe grass-fed beef is a step in the right direction for beef sustainability.