Frequently Asked Questions
Take a look at our useful guide on choosing, storing, prepping, cooking and serving Angus beef.
Have you seen our useful guide on choosing, storing, prepping, cooking and serving Angus beef? It has all the info you need to prepare Star Ranch Angus beef with confidence.
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The beef chosen for the Star Ranch Angus brand is selected on quality rather than production methods. The Star Ranch Angus beef brand does not exclude the use of antibiotics or added hormones for the cattle that go into the program. It is important to note that there are FDA-mandated withdrawal periods for any antibiotics or added hormones that are administered. There are also naturally occurring hormones present in both meat and non-meat foods.
Star Ranch Angus beef is a product of the USA.
Angus beef comes from the Angus cattle breed that originated in Scotland. These black-colored cattle are the most popular breed in the U.S. and are known for producing the delicious, well-marbled meat that we know and love. Learn more about the Angus beef products we offer here.
USDA Choice is the second-highest grade with flavorful, tender cuts but with less marbling than USDA Prime. Star Ranch Angus beef is an excellent value for the quality you are getting.
According to the USDA, raw beef should be cooked to a minimum internal temperature of 145°F. Check out our temperature guide to determine your ideal doneness.
The FarmCheck® program is a third-party animal welfare auditing program that ensures livestock suppliers for the Star Ranch Angus brand are evaluated and monitored for important animal welfare criteria including housing and environment, proper human-animal interaction, transportation and harvest processes. This program is put in place so the consumer can rest assured that we take our responsibility of animal welfare very seriously.