Beef Quality Comparison Chart

RAISING CLAIMSConfined Animal Feeding Operation (CAFO)On Pasture (Pasture-Raised)
IndustrialUSDA OrganicGrass-Fed100% Grass-FedPasture-Raised
100% Grass-Fed
Demeter Biodynamic
1) No genetically-modified organisms (GMO)
2) No sythetic pesticides, herbicides, fungicides
3) No human biosludge
4) No irradiation
5) Eats > 33% grass
6) Eats virtually 100% grass
7) Eats virtually 100% grass, mostly from LIVING Pasture
8) Entire farm/ranch operated organically/biodynamically
9) Crop integration
10) Livestock integration
11) Livestock humanely raised
12) Minimal importation of fertility
13) Biodydamic preparations regularly applied
14) Feed grown on farm(50%)(83%)
15) Farm set aside for biodiversity(10%)(53%)
16) Farm upholds standards of social responsibility
17) Low heavy metal verified(upcoming)

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