I found out about this new company through an ad they bought on Facebook, went to their website and placed an order.
The meat was delivered Wednesday and we had some ribeyes last night. They were really good, certainly as good as we used to get from Golden West Glatt, if not better. They say their meat is Black Angus and raised without hormones or antibiotics but they do not claim it to be grass fed or grazed as opposed to feedlot.
I don't know a lot about the company, but the slaughter must take place in the New York area someplace. The meat is vacuum-packed but not frozen when it is shipped -- shipped in a cooler with ice packs.
The meat is not glatt and is supervised by R. Israel Mayer Steinberg, and yes, I know that this supervision is not universally accepted.
The company's office is in lower Manhattan but the meat is shipped by Fed Ex from Maspeth. I am guessing that this meat might be non-glatt production from Alle Processing (Meal Mart). I am pretty sure that none of the non-glatt producers other than Hebrew National do their own slaughter and any kosher slaughterhouse would rather sell their non-glatt as kosher rather than treif, if only for the price difference.
At any rate we found the steaks very good and the prices pretty decent. We got a package deal of eight boneless ribeyes (1 lb. each), eight five oz. lamb chops, four lb. of ground beef and two 1-lb, skirt steaks for around $195 including shipping.
If anyone knows anything more about this company I would be interested to hear it. Please avoid having this thread removed via debate about the reliability of the hechsher.
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