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Organic, USDA prime, I am confused.


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Organic, USDA prime, I am confused.

kostbill | Feb 3, 2010 12:21 AM


I am looking for organic, USDA prime beef. Not only I cannot find that in Baltimore, but the ones I found in DC (searching from here) are only organic or only USDA prime.

The only place I found is a online seller from California, but I don't know if I can trust that. He sells the steaks too low, as opossed to other online sellers that only sell USDA prime and not organic.

I recently did read something from a farmer, that organic meat is not often certified as USDA prime because of the way they are raised. He said that if you don't feed the animal with grain in the last days of his life, it will probably not get to be USDA prime.

I saw in a previous post about Laurel meat market but I didn't see anything about being organic. I also saw the organic butcher but it is not USDA prime.

Anyone have any idea of where to find that? Or perhaps there is no such a thing?

Thank you very much.

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