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COVID-19 AND BEEF FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

There is a great deal of uncertainty about the ongoing impact of Coronavirus (COVID-19) on the beef industry and the United States as a whole. At this time, it’s impossible to measure the full effects of the virus or determine how it may continue to unfold. Although the full beef supply chain is being challenged by the outbreak, all segments of the industry are working closely together and must continue to do so. The current uncertainty facing beef producers is shared by all of agriculture and every American.

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Zesty BBQ Cheeseburgers

BEEF. IT’S WHAT’S FOR DINNER. CELEBRATES NATIONAL BEEF BURGER DAY ON MAY 28

Nothing says summer quite like the smell and sound of real beef sizzling on the grill, and there’s no better time to enjoy a juicy burger than on May 28 for National Beef Burger Day.  While beef burgers are always a good idea, this year, the Beef. It’s What’s For Dinner. brand, funded by the Beef Checkoff, partnered with National Day Calendar to designate May 28 as National Beef Burger Day and create a special occasion for families across the country to come together and celebrate their love of real beef burgers. 

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Beef Strip Steaks with Grilled Balsamic Vegetables

BEEF. IT’S WHAT’S FOR DINNER. SHARES SIMPLE STEAK SWAPS FOR SUMMER GRILLING SEASON 

As Americans start to enjoy the warmer weather and fire up their grills, Beef. It’s What’s For Dinner. is here to ensure beef cravings are satisfied with a quick guide for simple steak swaps and recipe inspiration. Whether a favorite cut of steak isn’t available at the grocery store or there’s a desire to try something new, beef’s variety and versatility mean there are almost endless options.

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Peking Chuck

celebrity chefs beef up classic dishes

As home cooks stock up on staples, like beef, and get creative with what they have on hand, why not make beef the substitute and use it in place of other popular proteins in family favorite dishes. To show just how easy these fun recipes twists can be, Beef. It’s What’s For Dinner. partnered with three nationally recognized chefs inviting each to find a creative way to substitute beef for a more commonly used protein in one of their favorite dishes.

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Made exactly as you like it, these individual pizzas are fun to make together.

BEEF. IT’S WHAT’S FOR DINNER. SHARES KID-FRIENDLY MEAL SOLUTIONS

As Americans are spending more time at home, parents may be looking for meal inspiration to keep the whole family happy. Beef. It's What's For Dinner. is here with recipes that everyone in the family can enjoy and even make together.

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BEEF. IT’S WHAT’S FOR DINNER. KICKS OFF GRILLING SEASON WITH A NEW VIDEO CELEBRATING BEEF FARMERS AND RANCHERS

As Americans fire up their grills for Memorial Day, Beef. It’s What’s For Dinner. is highlighting the hard-working beef farmers and ranchers who make grilling season possible in a new video. 

BEEF. IT’S WHAT’S FOR DINNER. SHARES TIPS FOR BEEF SAFETY AT HOME 

With more time at home, you can confidently reach for beef as a reliable staple to nourish themselves and their families. Beef is not only an excellent source of protein; it also provides bodies with the strength to thrive throughout all stages of life. To ensure you're armed with knowledge to have the best eating experiencing with beef, the Beef Checkoff is here to provide some quick tips on how to safely handle and prepare beef when cooking at home. 

BEEF. IT’S WHAT’S FOR DINNER. SERVES UP BATCH COOKING BASICS 

As families adjust to more time at home, Beef. It's What's For Dinner. is offering tips and ideas for batch cooking and leftovers to ensure meal planning is stress-free and packs a nutritious punch. Planning ahead in the kitchen saves time and money, and can also help families reach daily nutrition goals, even when they’re busy juggling a variety of needs and responsibilities.

BEEF. IT’S WHAT’S FOR DINNER. HELPS CONSUMERS PREPARE BEEF AT HOME 

The Global Marketing and Research team at the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association, a contractor to the Beef Checkoff, along with State Beef Councils across the country, are leveraging their extensive library of content, including advertisements, recipes, cooking videos and educational materials about beef nutrition to help consumers while they are home during the pandemic.  

BEEF. IT’S WHAT’S FOR DINNER. SHARES EASY RECIPES FEATURING PANTRY AND FREEZER STAPLES

While families are spending more time at home, Beef. It's What's For Dinner. is here to help by sharing beef recipes using common freezer and pantry staples. 

BEEF IS HEALTHIER AND MORE SUSTAINABLE THAN EVER BEFORE 

Beef is healthier and more sustainable today than at any point in time. History and well-established research have consistently shown that practical, balanced dietary patterns grounded in science promote health and sustainability, not eliminating single foods, like beef.