Callicrate Beef


Produced by Callicrate Cattle Co.

  • Natural, healthy ruminant diet

Slaughtered at Callicrate Cattle Co.

  • Humanely slaughtered where cattle are raised
  • USDA inspection
  • Safe and clean

Processed at Ranch Foods Direct

  • Slow, safe and clean processing
  • Living wages, experienced cutters, training for new meat cutters

No performance enhancing compounds

No solutions or additives in meat

Highest quality meat

  • Angus/Wagyu cattle

Nothing Added – Just Real Meat!

It’s not what we do that makes our beef so good, it’s what we don’t do.

Grocery Store Commodity Beef


Corporate controlled, industrial production

  • Feeding diets not natural, and stressful to ruminantsExternalize costs onto the environment, people, and community

Slaughtered and Processed by multinational meat packers

  • Animals may travel long distances from ranch to feedlot slaughter
  • High speed, dangerous kill lines
  • Low paid, refugee workers
  • Unsanitary slaughter practices – Self inspection (HACCP)

Maximum use of performance enhancing compounds

  • Including hormones, steroids, beta agonists, sub-therapeutic antibiotics
  • Increases weight and lowers cost by $200 per head
  • Illegal in Europe
  • Reduced tenderness and quality
  • Negative impact on disposition and health of animal

Ground beef may include meat from 1,000’s of animals

May be sourced from several foreign countries

May have solution added

  • Typically 12% solution added with Modified Atmospheric Packaging (MAP)
  • May contain water, beef flavoring, flavor enhancers, preservatives, etc.

May contain Advanced Meat Recovery (AMR)

  • Lean Finely Textured Beef (LFTB aka Pink Slime, mechanically separated meat, etc.) may be included at 10% or more in the grind.

May be blade tenderized

  • Increased pathogen risk

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