Organic Meat Operations in the United States

Corliss A. O'bryan*, Ellen J. Van Loo, Steven C. Ricke, Philip G. Crandall

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Sales of organic meat in the United States have increased more than tenfold in the past 5 years. Consumers concerned about mad cow disease and other health concerns are demanding more organic, natural, and grain-fed alternatives to conventional beef, pork, poultry, and other protein products.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationOrganic Meat Production and Processing
EditorsSteven C. Ricke, Ellen J. Van Loo, Michael G. Johnson, Corliss A. O'Bryan
Number of pages11
ISBN (Electronic)9781118229088
ISBN (Print)9780813821269
Publication statusPublished - 20 Feb 2012
Externally publishedYes


  • Beef
  • Organic meat
  • Pork
  • Poultry
  • US meat production


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