USDA CHOICE Premium Angus Beef
Our fresh beef is brought to you at the peak of freshness - unlike some competitors pre-packaged products. Best of all, USDA CHOICE Premium Angus Beef is Guaranteed Solution Free and prepared daily by knowledgeable associates. We work with suppliers to provide the freshest meats possible and to assure our customers there are no solutions, chemicals or water added.
Selection, Storage and Proper Handling
Choose beef with a bright cherry-red color, without any grayish or brown blotches. A darker purplish- red is typical of vacuum-packed beef. Once exposed to oxygen, beef will turn from a darker red to a bright red. Choose steaks, roasts and pot roasts that are firm to the touch, not soft. Choose packages that are cold, tightly wrapped and have no tears or punctures. Be sure the packages do not contain excessive liquid, an indication of temperature abuse or excessive storage. Like all perishable foods, beef must be handled and stored properly to avoid spoilage and food- borne illness. If refrigerating beef, place it in the meat compartment or in the coldest part of the refrigerator. If purchased beef is wrapped in plastic it can be refrigerated without re-wrapping. It can also be frozen for up to two weeks without re-wrapping. Always defrost frozen beef in the refrigerator, to prevent bacterial growth. Place package on a tray to catch any drippings and place in the refrigerator the day before it is needed. Cook ground beef as soon as possible after defrosting.