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Labels can be confusing across meat producers. For example, grass-fed can mean that confined animals in feedlots can be fed grass at any point. It does not mean they only eat grass, and most often they are also fed grain to fatten them up. However, with transparency being a pillar of our business, our labels have no surprises. When we say our cattle are grass-fed and grass-finished, we mean grass is the only thing they eat.
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The honest truth is that the potential for exposure to harmful bacteria exists in all food systems—including organic vegetables and pasture-based meats. But there are some critical differences between production models that significantly changes the risk factors for foodborne illness and widespread outbreaks.
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Whether you choose to eat pasture-raised meat for your health, the environment, to support local farms, or all of the above, we know you've made the conscious decision to prioritize the kind food you put in your body. We also know it is an added cost to your monthly grocery bill.
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Grass Roots is  a cooperative of small-scale family farmers on a mission to change the way meat is produced and consumed in the USA. We are proud to raise and process all our meat in America, with local farms ranging from Oregon to North Carolina.
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