The U.S. Meat Export Federation, in partnership with the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), has developed a series of three videos to show the stages of beef processing in the United States and the factors that contribute for high-quality meat produced in American feedlots.
1. Carcass Classification: An essential tool to guarantee meat quality
2. Carcass processing and quality attributes
3. Effects of animal diet and pre-slaughter factors on meat quality
About the USMEF
The U.S. Meat Export Federation (USMEF) is a nonprofit trade association working to create new opportunities and develop existing international markets for U.S. beef, pork, lamb and veal. Through its worldwide network of offices, USMEF has forged a series of partnerships which have enabled U.S. companies and U.S. products to become integral parts of international red meat markets.USMEF shares its local intelligence and more than three decades of experience with U.S. exporters, traders and buyers in addition to end users and processors in each market. As high-quality U.S. beef and pork have taken a lead position in international markets, exports play a more prominent role in industry growth and prosperity.