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Beef Labeling

USDA Releases Final Rule for Mechanically Tenderized Beef

(May 14, 2015) Yesterday, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) released its final rule on new requirements of the labeling of beef that has been mechanically tenderized (i.e. cube steaks, etc). The USDA Final Rule – Tenderized Beef is attached for your review. NGA is currently working on a summary document which we will share with membership when complete. Please also see the FSIS Compliance Guide for Validating Cooking Instructions for Mechanically Tenderized Beef Products.