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Sep 11, 2014, 08:30 ET New Toolkit Helps Grocery Retailers Promote Their Most Profitable Protein

 The Beef Checkoff is offering a new toolkit to help supermarket retailers and their on-staff registered dietitians make their store a health...


Jun 03, 2014, 08:00 ET Beef Remains The Top Protein In Foodservice

Beef experienced significant volume growth in the past year and continues to be a mainstay on the menu, according to the 2013 Usage and Volumetric...


Apr 23, 2013, 07:00 ET New "Beef. It's What's For Dinner." Advertising Asks "What's Your Dinner Made Of?"

 The new "Beef. It's What's For Dinner." consumer advertising campaign is premiering this month, bringing the recognizable tagline to older...


Apr 30, 2012, 15:36 ET The Personality of Health: New My Plate, My Way Tool Helps Americans Eat Their Way to Health with a Personalized Plan

Are you a "Cost Slicer," "Time Tackler" or "Family Chef?" These are just three of the eight "eating...


Mar 12, 2012, 18:50 ET Scientific Evidence to Support the Role of Lean Beef in a Healthy, Balanced Diet is Strong

The following is a statement by Shalene McNeill, PhD, RD, Executive Director, Human Nutrition Research, National Cattlemen's Beef Association, a...


Feb 07, 2011, 05:00 ET 29th National Beef Cook-Off® Seeks America's Winning Recipes

Do you have a beef recipe that is always a fan favorite at dinner parties?  Does your family swoon over your quick and delicious weekday...


Feb 04, 2011, 09:00 ET Fourth Annual National Retail Beef Backer Award Winners Announced

While the four winners of this year's Retail Beef Backer Awards cover the span of the nation, there's one thing they all have in common: their...


Feb 02, 2011, 11:00 ET Colorado Food Banks to Receive 16,000 Pounds of Beef

It's easy to think that in the land of the plenty, everyone has consistent access to high-quality, nourishing foods, like beef. However, according...


Jan 31, 2011, 11:21 ET Statement on USDA/HHS Release of the 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans: Lean Beef Strengthens Diets for a Leaner, Healthier America

“The 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans, released today, reinforce the important role good nutrition plays in building healthy lives....


Jan 31, 2011, 07:00 ET 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans

Today, the Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) released the 2010 Dietary Guidelines for...


Jan 28, 2011, 19:15 ET 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans

On January 31, 2011, the Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) will release the 2010 Dietary...


Jan 20, 2011, 08:00 ET Steak's Sizzle Wins America's Heart

Americans are keeping the romance alive with beef, according to the latest survey fielded by Pelegrin Research Group on behalf of the beef...


Nov 04, 2010, 10:00 ET Fall Back Into Breakfast

As you turn your clocks back to mark the end of Daylight Savings, take a few of those extra minutes to add a healthy, protein-packed breakfast to...


Sep 16, 2010, 11:05 ET America: Say Cheese!

Americans celebrate National Cheeseburger Day, September 18, 2010, with classic beef cheeseburgers, a favorite American tradition. As a preferred...


Apr 22, 2009, 14:02 ET Beef: It's What's On the Grill

Steps to a Delicious and Healthy Barbecue Season As Americans re-ignite their passion for grilled burgers and steaks with the start of...


Jun 25, 2008, 01:00 ET Beef Checkoff Media Statement

DENVER, June 25 /PRNewswire/ -- "As a livestock market owner, I know that giving animals proper treatment while they are in my care is an...


Jun 16, 2008, 01:00 ET Make it 160 F This Summer for a Safe and Savory Burger

CENTENNIAL, Colo., June 16 /PRNewswire/ -- It finally feels like summer and outdoor home chefs are working overtime to grill tasty burgers for...


May 22, 2008, 01:00 ET Americans Love the Sizzle and Energy that Come from Steak

DENVER, May 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Steak tops the list of foods that deliver the most energy according to a recent consumer survey. Grilling is a...


Feb 17, 2008, 00:00 ET NCBA Statement on USDA Investigation of Hallmark/Westland Meat Packing Co.

DENVER, Feb. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- "Today, the United States Department of Agriculture announced a Class II recall involving beef from...


Feb 11, 2008, 00:00 ET National Beef Backer Award Winners Announced

RENO, Nev., Feb. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- National Beef Backer Award winners in foodservice were announced Friday by the Beef Checkoff Program at the...


Jan 07, 2008, 00:00 ET 'Beef. It's What's For Dinner' Advertising Campaign Invites Consumers to Discover the Power of Protein

CENTENNIAL, Colo., Jan. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- The Beef Checkoff Program is strengthening its award-winning advertising campaign by building on the...